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Sports Editor, Petoskey (Mich.) News-Review

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Igor in CT, Oct 4, 2012.

  1. Igor in CT

    Igor in CT Member

    (jj.com) The Petoskey News-Review, a daily newspaper in Northern Michigan, is seeking a sports editor. Applicants must have knowledge of AP style, camera use, video capabilities, excellent writing skills, excellent organizational skills and management skills. Candidates with digital skills will be preferred. To apply, send a cover letter, resume and three of your best clips to Jeremy McBain, executive editor, Petoskey News-Review, 319 State Street, Petoskey, MI 49770 or email jmcbain@petoskeynews.com.
  2. I Should Coco

    I Should Coco Well-Known Member

    Keep an eye out for a dude dressed up as Batman if you go for an interview ... ;)

    Seriously, I used to live in "northern Michigan" in the late 1990s-early 2000s, and the Petoskey area is a beautiful place with tons of outdoorsy stuff to do. Cost of living is what you'd expect for a tourist town that draws a ton of summer visitors. And you'd better like winter -- this is lake-effect snow country.

    The News-Review used to be/might still be family owned and pretty decent for a small daily. But again, it's been awhile.

    Could be a great gig for a younger journalist who is organized and ready to wear plenty of different hats as sports editor.
  3. TwoGloves

    TwoGloves Well-Known Member

    Some world-class golf courses nearby, too.
  4. ColdCat

    ColdCat Well-Known Member

    Still family owned. This is my mom's home town and I will second the natural beauty of the area.
    Good staff from what I've heard and a pretty solid sports section. Focus is entirely preps.
    Also if you visit town, be sure to drop by City Park Grille, a favorite haunt of Ernest Hemmingway back in the day.
  5. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    If you get this job, please send me a stone.


  6. boundforboston

    boundforboston Well-Known Member

    And/or looking for a sports reporter now: http://www.journalismjobs.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=1444795
  7. American Civilian

    American Civilian New Member

    The Petoskey News-Review hasn't been family owned in approaching 10 years, when Schurz Communications bought it ... and has gone downhill ever since.
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