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Sports Reporter - Alexandria, MN

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Zads07, Oct 17, 2018.

  1. Zads07

    Zads07 Member

    JournalismJobs.com - Job Listing - Sports Reporter


    The Echo Press in Alexandria, Minnesota is looking for a full-time sportswriter to join our team.

    The Echo Press is a twice-weekly newspaper that provides its community with award-winning coverage, a strong online presence and top-quality targeted magazines.

    We are located in a beautiful lakes area known for tourism, a regional medical system, its school district and a strong manufacturing base.

    The position offers flexible hours that include nights and weekends, and a healthy benefit package with PTO, paid holidays, medical, 401k and a tight-knit team culture.

    Responsibilities include:

    · Build a rapport with sources on assigned beats to develop stories and story ideas.

    · Cover sporting events, write stories, take photographs and video and post to our website the night of events.

    · Manage content submitted by individuals and groups. Prepare this content for publication on our website and in our print editions.

    · Collaborates with others in the newsroom on content, and contributes to relevant social media accounts.

    Qualifications include:

    · Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    · Excellent communication, organizational and social skills, and the ability to write accurate, clear and concise stories on deadline and under pressure.

    · Must have valid driver’s license with a driving record that is insurable by the company.

    For more information contact Ross Evavold, Editor at revavold@echopress.com or call 320-763-1211 or to apply visitwww.forumcomm.com/careers

    Deadline: Friday, Oct. 26, 2018
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