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Sports Editor - Marinette, Wis.

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Zads07, Feb 16, 2021.

  1. Zads07

    Zads07 Member

    JournalismJobs.com - Job Listing - Sports Editor

    Job Summary
    Candidate is responsible for helping in the day-to-day operation of the sports department. Must be able to cover as best as possible the public and private high schools in our region. Handles previews, game coverage, all-star teams and feature stories for print and online editions. Is able to take photos and video, post online content, and handle production of daily and weekly sections to meet production schedules. Is also be able to post on social media to drive traffic to the online edition.

    Job Functions

    The candidate must be flexible, a self-starter, attentive to details, diplomatic, able to multi-task, take direction and constructive criticism. This position will work with different personality types and across a number of publications. Candidates for this position should have strong interpersonal skills and customer orientation and show an ability to work effectively with internal and external contacts as a team member and leader.

    Essential Functions:

    • Ability to manage reporting staff, strong organizational skills
    • Help with assignments; adjust schedules to maximize local sports content
    • Assist with posting online content, including stories, photos, videos
    • Edit copy, lay out pages, anticipate work loads based on production schedules
    • Perform duties; conduct self in accordance with company core values
    • Initiate, nurture effective, professional relationships with internal, external contacts

    Minimum Requirements:

    Prior reporting and editing experience, ability to multi-task.

    Technology Skills:

    Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, along with social media (Twitter, Facebook)


    Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field required.

    For immediate consideration, please send resume, cover letter, and 3-4 examples that best exemplify your best writing to

    to Dan Kitkowski <dkitkowski@eagleherald.com>

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


    The fringe benefits include medical (split between employer and employee), dental and vision options (employee paid). There are three company-sponsored benefits, including short-term disability, long-term disability and a term life insurance policy. The company pays for these six major holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s, Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day). In addition, employees accrue 3.33 hours of paid leave per pay period in the first year of employment (80 hours) and increasing to 5.0 hours per pay period (120 hours) after their one-year anniversary of employment. The company has the option of making a discretionary match to the 401K retirement plan after year’s end.
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