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Sports Editor Needed

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by mattgut, Nov 8, 2011.

  1. mattgut

    mattgut New Member

    Sports Editor
    The Delta Democrat Times seeks a sports editor who is eager to help shape the sports pages at one of Mississippi’s most well respected newspapers. The DDT is a Pulitzer prize-winning 6-day newspaper in the Delta of Mississippi that is committed to community journalism. This position will focus completely on the sports section of the paper and will be yours to shape. Page layout experience a must; Quark XPress experience preferred. We are an afternoon paper so hours vary depending on school sports.

    The DDT is a part of Emmerich Newspapers, a family-owned operation which has more than 20 papers mostly throughout Mississippi. We offer a comprehensive employment package that includes Medical, Dental, a 401-K with company match, and two weeks of paid vacation. Salary range is 28k-32k per year. Send resume and clips to Sports Editor, Delta Democrat Times, 988 N. Broadway, Greenville, MS 38701; or email to mguthrie@ddtonline.com.
  2. newspaperman

    newspaperman Member

    The Delta is a very unique place, to say the least. My question is this: With a 6-day-a-week publication, how much help do you have? Assistant sports editor, sports reporters? Stringers or part-timers?
  3. 1HPGrad

    1HPGrad Member

    I saw the thread title and immediately thought of about 25 applicable places ... carry on.
  4. newspaperman

    newspaperman Member

    And I just saw this: It's an afternoon paper, which means you work early mornings and late nights. I've seen these kind of slave-shops where employees work 6 and 7 days a week for $30k. From the look of their website, only one person writes, so I'm guessing the guy that's leaving decided he was ready to have a real life. Like the previous poster said, "carry on," mattgut. Carry on.
  5. HandsomeHarley

    HandsomeHarley Well-Known Member

    $30g? In my dreams.

    Oh, and for the millionth time, you really need to put the city and/or paper in the thread title.
  6. Does anyone know anything about the newspaper and details or where the current SE may be going/doing?
  7. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    What happened to the last SE? Quit, move up or get booted out the door?
  8. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Well-Known Member

    The Mississippi Delta was shining like a national guitar, and all of a sudden, he went to Graceland.

    Memphis, Tennessee.

    And never came back.

    Is my guess.
  9. I Should Coco

    I Should Coco Well-Known Member

    Perhaps he met a girl in New York City, who calls herself the human trampoline ...
  10. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    The last SE got a raise and took his talents to a local college.
  11. KennethMister

    KennethMister New Member

    My last day at this gig will be Nov. 30. Getting out of the business. PM me for details.
  12. RedSmithClone

    RedSmithClone Active Member

    KM ... You're out Nov. 30? When is application deadline? My guess is they want to hire asap, so is a New Englander looking to relocate out of the running due to distance?
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