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Sports/News Reporter - Wartburg, TN

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Zads07, May 19, 2015.

  1. Zads07

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    JournalismJobs.com - Job Listing - Sports/News Reporter

    Date Posted: May 18, 2015
    Location: Wartburg, Tennessee
    Job Status: Full-time
    Salary: Negotiable
    Website: Sports/News Reporter - Wartburg, TN - Landmark Community Newspapers Jobs


    Sports/News Reporter
    Morgan County News
    Wartburg, Tennessee

    Morgan County News, located in the beautiful mountains of East Tennessee, seeks a full-time sports and news reporter with the position open immediately. Morgan County is approximately 30 minutes from Oak Ridge, one hour from Knoxville, and is home to the Obed Wild and Scenic River, Frozen Head State Park and Lone Mountain State Forest. We seek a creative, motivated and self-sufficient reporter who can bring ball games and meetings to life. We are a sister paper to the Roane County News in nearby Kingston and the LaFollette Press in Campbell County. The newspaper can be found online at MorganCountyNews.net

    • Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field
    • Solid writing, researching and interviewing skills
    • Fluency in AP style and strict adherence to grammar rules
    • Copy-editing skills
    • Pagination skills via InDesign
    • Photoshop skills
    • Competency in photography and social media
    • Valid driver's license, car insurance and a vehicle
    • Impeccable time management and organization

    Essential Functions:
    • Cover sports in Morgan County – which includes four high schools – and some other community sports such as racing.
    • Cover regular government beats and other stories as assigned. While the position is mostly sports related, you can expect to write news regularly, especially during downtimes.
    • Assist with special sections, create features stories on a myriad of subjects and cover breaking news as required.
    • Communicate with the editor daily.
    • Contribute a column regularly.
    • Meet deadlines.
    • Help proofread news content.

    Work Schedule: Hourly, 40 hours a week with evening and weekend work sometimes required.

    For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

    Sports/News Reporter - Wartburg, TN - Landmark Community Newspapers Jobs
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