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Sports Editor- Rockport, IN

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Zads07, Jun 9, 2014.

  1. Zads07

    Zads07 Member

    From jjobs.com

    Company: Spencer County Journal-Democrat
    Seeking Sports Editor
    Rockport, Indiana
    Job Status: Full-time
    Salary: Not Specified
    Website: http://www.spencercountyjournal.com

    The Journal-Democrat, a weekly newspaper serving Spencer County, Ind., is seeking qualified candidates for a sports editor/staff writer to produce multiple stories and photographs for the weekly’s sports section and general news pages. The newspaper can also be found online at www.spencercountyjournal.com.

    QUALIFICATIONS: • College degree with an emphasis in communications, journalism or English preferred • Demonstrated writing and photography skills (using Adobe Photoshop) are essential. • Layout and design skills using Adobe InDesign are essential • Ability to write compelling, comprehensive, fact-filled local sports stories on deadline • Working knowledge and understanding of local and/or regional sports scene a plus • Must be able to contribute and function in a team-oriented workplace environment • Strong time-management skills • Must be willing to work at the times sporting events take place, including evenings and weekends • Will be a part of a three-newspaper sports group that occasionally covers events for one another • Must be receptive and responsive to coaching • Current driver’s license required, plus proof of insurance

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Develop, propose and write stories focusing on sports and recreation activities in and around Spencer County. • Accept and complete sports reporting and photography assignments. • Establish and nurture sources among athletes, coaches, administrators and others involved in local sports. Spencer County is home to two school systems. • Assist with proofreading, layout and editing each week.

    Interested persons should send resume and work samples to: Larry Goffinet Sports Editor The Perry County News 537 Main Street Tell City, IN 47586 sports@perrycountynews.com
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