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Sports Editor, West Point, Miss.

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by BudMan, Aug 5, 2009.

  1. BudMan

    BudMan Member

    From the Mississippi Press Association job bank:

    The Daily Times Leader, a daily Horizon Publications newspaper, is seeking a sports editor with the vision, skill, passion to help make our great sports coverage even better. The Daily Times circulates throughout Clay County, a place where high school football is practically a religion. That passion spills over into each community’s other prep sports,
    making for a primed readership that is always hungry for local sports
    coverage. In addition to prep sports, we cover Mississippi State University
    and other SEC schools. The Sports Editor responsibilities include covering
    area sporting events, writing headlines and cutlines, compiling round-ups as
    well as covering area high school sporting events. We are seeking someone
    with appropriate experience. Salary and benefits are competitive. Paid
    vacation, sick leave, mileage and 401K available. Please send a resume,
    clips and/or tearsheets to Don Norman, Publisher, Starkville Daily News.
    P.O. Box 1068, Starkville, Ms. 39760, or e- mail:sdnpub@bellsouth.net or fax
  2. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    You will be working here, no doubt about it.
  3. sportsguydave

    sportsguydave Active Member

    Is this a different Starkville paper? There was an opening for a sports reporter in Starkville a while ago.
  4. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    Anybody who comes through to talk about this job, IM me and I will buy you lunch while you're in the area.
  5. Jesus_Muscatel

    Jesus_Muscatel Active Member

    I think they're in the same chain. West Point is about a 20-minute drive from Starkvegas.
  6. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    It is a sister paper.
  7. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  8. Liut

    Liut Well-Known Member

    I considered applying with the Starkville paper twice over the past four years.

    Two different individuals, one with longtime Mississippi ties, did not have particularly positive things to say about the publisher.
  9. BudMan

    BudMan Member

    One caveat: As sports editor of the West Point paper, you will seldom, if ever, cover Mississippi State. Most of your time will be spent covering West Point High and Oak Hill Academy.
  10. 2underpar

    2underpar Active Member

    isn't there a strip club on the outskirts of town? Not that I've ever been there or anything like that.
  11. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Not unless there was a putting green and/or gambling,
  12. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    Yes. Not that I've ever been there or anything like that.

    Fron the outside, it looks a lot like the Double Deuce before Dalton showed up.
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