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Sports Editor - Ridgecrest, CA

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Zads07, Feb 27, 2015.

  1. Zads07

    Zads07 Member

    From jjobs.com
    JournalismJobs.com - Job Listing - Seeking sports editor

    Date Posted: February 27, 2015
    Location: Ridgecrest, California
    Job Status: Full-time
    Salary: Not Specified
    Website: http://www.ridgecrestca.com

    Description:

    The Daily Independent in Ridgecrest, Calif., is in search of a dynamic sports editor. This position covers all things sports in the Ridgecrest area, from youth sports all the way through junior college. It's a one-man or one-woman show from start to finish — this includes writing the stories and taking the photos, then paginating the sports section. Coverage area includes one junior college, one large high school, two smaller high schools, two middle schools, and established youth programs in several sports. We are also a stone's throw away from recreation opportunities in the eastern Sierra. Social media experience a strong plus. The Daily Independent offers a full benefits package, including health, vision and dental insurance, and the cost of housing in Ridgecrest is quite affordable. Send resume, writing and page layout samples to acrutchfield@ridgecrestca.com.
     
  2. Vombatus

    Vombatus Well-Known Member

    This town exists because of NAWC China Lake, a huge Navy testing facility. It's about three valleys away from Death Valley. Interesting place.
     
  3. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Googled the place and saw some images and climate information. Looks like Hell on Earth, or at least the Forbidden Zone on Planet of the Apes.
     
  4. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    The first swim meet is 93 miles away, in Palmdale.

    Edit: One of their league schools, Phelan Serrano, is 100 miles away. Their closest league school is 92 miles away.
     
    Last edited: Feb 27, 2015
  5. Vombatus

    Vombatus Well-Known Member

    Funny you should mention Planet of the Apes. Some of it was filmed near Ridgecrest.

    The Trona Pinnacles were used during the filming of the Planet of the Apes, and that is where they shot the famous Statue of Liberty scene.

    Trona Pinnacles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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  6. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    I thought that was filmed in Malibu (since there's water there).
     
  7. Vombatus

    Vombatus Well-Known Member

    I'm trying to find a reference. It might have been in both locations.
     
  8. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    The definition of BFE. A quasi-pit stop where the Sierra Nevada end/begin for the L.A. folks on their way to Mammoth, but lacking an In-N-Out (last time I checked) and certainly no Bun Boy (ala Baker on the way to Vegas).

    30 miles from Trona, which a quarter-century ago, a CIF official said, "It's not the end of the world, but you can see it from there."
     
  9. gravehunter

    gravehunter Member

    A couple of Star Trek movies were filmed there as well.
     
  10. Editude

    Editude Active Member

    Ah, Trona. A long bus ride, a sand field and a playoff flop -- good times.
     
  11. Vombatus

    Vombatus Well-Known Member

  12. RonClements

    RonClements Member

    The 2001 Planet of the Apes was horrid.
     
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