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Sports/Outdoors writer - West Bend (Wis.) Daily News

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by ndettmann, Oct 13, 2015.

  1. ndettmann

    ndettmann New Member

    The Washington County Daily News, located in West Bend, Wisconsin, about 40 minutes north of Milwaukee, is looking for a full-time sports reporter and outdoors editor to join its award-winning staff.
    The sports section is consistently ranked among the top sections in the state with newspapers of equal size.
    The Daily News, which publishes Tuesdays through Saturdays, covers eight high schools in Washington County. Reporters are required to be versatile with the sports they cover and with their abilities. Reporters are often asked to write stories, copy edit, paginate and take photos, in one shift.
    Must be able to work nights, along with some weekends and holidays.
    The Daily News' primary responsibilities are to cover the local high school sports scene, providing in-depth coverage of the teams the readers want and deserve with quality game coverage to go along with eye-catching features and enterprise stories.
    As the outdoors editor, applicant will be responsible to develop content for an area where hunting and fishing are popular sports, with the Kettle Moraine State Forest Northern Unit located in the county. The successful hire will take over the duties of the weekly Outdoors page.
    You will also be asked from time to time to assist in news.
    Applicant must be proficient with word processing, Adobe Photoshop and page design programs (Quark and/or InDesign). Strong knowledge of The Associated Press stylebook is essential.
    If you're highly motivated with a proven track record to produce high quality stories on tight deadlines, then we want to hear from you.
    Please submit at least three story clips and two page designs to jmcbride@conleynet.com.
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