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Sports Editor, Martinsville, Va.

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by SportsGuyBCK, Apr 22, 2014.

  1. SportsGuyBCK

    SportsGuyBCK Member

    Found on JournalismJobs.com ...

    http://www.journalismjobs.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=1454023

    Description:

    Sports editor needed to lead a three-person section at 6-day 17,000 a.m. in Southside Virginia. Successful candidate will plan the 3-8 page section, make assignments, cover games, write features, edit local and AP copy, and do pagination on QuarkXpress. Night and weekend work involved. The Martinsville Bulletin covers the Martinsville Speedway's two Sprint Cup races each year as well as preps, area college teams and other sports, with emphasis on local sports. The ideal candidate will have experience at leading and producing a daily sports section. Send resume and clips to Ginny Wray, Editor, Martinsville Bulletin, P.O. Box 3711, Martinsville, Va. 24115; fax 276-638-7409; email (.txt ) only files to ginnywray@hotmail.com
     
  2. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    This sounds familiar.
     
  3. jr/shotglass

    jr/shotglass Well-Known Member

    Understatement. :)

    I do hear you get to cover a NASCAR race or two.
     
  4. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    I thought the rumor was they cut that out (as well as Va. Tech football) and went straight AP except for the high schools.
     
  5. RonClements

    RonClements Member

    This is because the geriatric female editor cares little, and knows less, about sports.
     
  6. Mystery Meat II

    Mystery Meat II Well-Known Member

    Cursory search on their site shows that they still cover the two NASCAR races in Martinsville. That would just be stupefying if they didn't.
     
  7. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    Memo to Ginny: Can you get this right for once?
     
  8. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    Gets mentioned every time it comes up, but, sending info to a Hotmail address?
     
  9. wicked

    wicked Well-Known Member

    Her AOL e-mail doesn't work, for some reason.
     
  10. FreddiePatek

    FreddiePatek Active Member

    I'm certain she still checks her CompuServe and Prodigy inboxes. Try those
     
  11. DeskMonkey1

    DeskMonkey1 Active Member

    and .txt only? No pdf?
     
  12. Zads07

    Zads07 Member

    I applied for the Sports Reporter job that opened up back in October. Never heard anything back, and finally was informed it was filled more than a month after I applied. If she doesn't get back to you, don't be surprised.
     
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