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Sports editor in beautiful Southeast Alaska

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by jmb51879, Jun 3, 2008.

  1. jmb51879

    jmb51879 Member

    Company: Juneau Empire
    Position: Sports editor in beautiful Southeast Alaska
    Location: Juneau, Alaska
    Job Status: Full-time
    Salary: Negotiable
    Ad Expires: July 8, 2008
    Job ID: 916771

    The Juneau Empire, Alaska‚s capital daily, is seeking someone to head its one-person sports department. The job is ideal for a talented sports reporter eager to take the next step in his or her career. The sports editor is responsible for shaping the Empire‚s print and online coverage, which includes writing, editing and page layout.

    The perfect candidate will come in with a plan on how to organize and cover one high school ˜ with a second on the way ˜ along with covering a diverse range of athletic activities that vary from mixed martial arts, marathons, extreme ski and snowboarding competitions, a historic basketball tournament and youth sports.

    We want someone who is hardworking, creative and knows how to go beyond the 12-inch gamer. The job also requires someone who enjoys coaching and nuturing freelance reporters. Knowledge of Quark, InDesign and Photoshop is a plus.

    Juneau is a waterfront town of 30,000 people in Southeast Alaska. Surrounded by the country‚s largest national forest, it is a great place for outdoors lovers, with opportunities for hiking, salmon and halibut fishing, skiing, snowboarding and kayaking in town.

    The Empire is a 7,400 circulation, six-day morning daily.

    Mail cover letter, resume, clips and a list of references to Michael Plett, Juneau Empire, 3100 Channel Drive, Juneau, AK, 99801. Contact e-mail: mike.plett@juneauempire.com.
  2. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    Shirley, watch your d_b's.

  3. Riddick

    Riddick Active Member

    Don't call me Shirley.
  4. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    And fetch me a beer, newbie.
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