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Sports Editor- Pierre, SD

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Zads07, Aug 21, 2014.

  1. Zads07

    Zads07 Member

    From jjobs.com

    Company: Capital Journal
    Seeking Capital City Sports Editor
    Pierre, South Dakota
    Job Status: Full-time
    Salary: Negotiable
    Website: http://www.capjournal.com


    Our Capital City newspaper needs a Sports Editor. Are you a sports writer who thinks like a reader? Do you thrive under deadline pressure and are you willing to take charge when necessary? Do you care about the craft of writing as well as the way a story is told visually? The Capital Journal is in need of a Sports Editor. The position’s primary responsibility is to cover sports activities in the counties we serve. The job includes writing stories, related photography work, assisting our copy editors with input on paginating sports pages and loading sports stories and pictures on our website. We offer our Sports Editor one of the best platforms for storytelling of any small daily in the northern Great Plains. Our last Sports Editor won the South Dakota Sportswriter of the Year award. The Sports Editor works in a newsroom that has won 20 first-place awards in state and regional journalism contests over the past two years. Requirements are a four-year college degree, preferably in journalism, or equivalent knowledge or training. Previous experience is a plus. The Capital Journal is more than just a newspaper. We are a media company and as such, we use social media, the Web, Flickr, Vimeo, Cover-it-Live, text updates and a variety of methods in addition to the print product to keep South Dakota readers informed. The Capital Journal is a 5,000 circulation award-winning Monday-Friday morning newspaper owned by Wick Communications, a media company with holdings in several states. Pierre is a city of 15,000 located in central South Dakota in a fast-growing state capital community with the feel, energy, the heart and compassion of a small town. Pierre is home to some of the best hunting, fishing, hiking, camping and other outdoor activity areas in the United States. Benefits include six paid holidays, paid vacation, group health insurance, group dental insurance and 401k with company match. The Capital Journal provides a meaningful work environment for our employees, rewards innovation and risk-taking, and offers opportunities for career development. The Capital Journal Sports Editor position offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits package, and career progression possibilities within Wick Communications. Please apply ELECTRONICALLY ONLY with a short cover letter, resume, work examples and salary requirements to lance.nixon@capjournal.com.
  2. ejyankee

    ejyankee New Member

    I saw they made a hire for this job... Jon Goldfarb. Anyone know anything about him? They don't list an email. And there are too many people on Twitter with that name. I'd like to welcome him to SD.
  3. MNgremlin

    MNgremlin Active Member

    It took them two years to make a hire?
    Waldo9939 likes this.
  4. Waldo9939

    Waldo9939 Member

    That was gonna be my question.
  5. ejyankee

    ejyankee New Member

    They had someone in there for about a year. He left in March and it's been open since then. I posted on this thread because it's the same job. I was just looking for information on the new SE.
  6. studthug12

    studthug12 Active Member

    March to nearly September without an SE?

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