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Sports Reporter/Copy Editor- New Britain, CT

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Zads07, May 23, 2014.

  1. Zads07

    Zads07 Member

    From jjobs.com

    Company: Central Connecticut Communications
    Looking for dynamic sports reporter/copy
    New Britain, Connecticut
    Job Status: Full-time
    Salary: Negotiable
    Website: http://newbritainherald.com


    Central Connecticut Communications, parent company of The Bristol Press and the New Britain Herald, seeks an energetic, creative, multitalented reporter/copy editor to join our sports department. The successful candidate will have an interest in covering high school and amateur sports, talent to write game stories, personality pieces and enterprise articles, and work with a great group of editors and reporters to put out what we feel is the state's best local sports section. The right candidate will have a good knowledge of AP style and how put it to work; can design inviting pages efficiently (we use InDesign); knows the essential components of a sports news story (our goal is "tight and bright"); and knows the difference between print and web to improve our digital presentation. You will play a leading role in the production of two seven-day newspapers in addition to providing top-notch writing and editing for our web products. We're seeking an upbeat writer/editor full of ideas and ambition, who enjoys working on a team to put out a great newspaper that truly serves the community. The position requires evening and weekend work. Polish speakers are encouraged to apply (Spanish, too).

    We're near Hartford, two hours from NYC and 90 minutes from Boston. We cover vibrant communities that offer higher education, an array of arts and entertainment, and industries that range from traditional manufacturing to high-technology health care.

    If your primary motivation is serving readers, send a resume, cover letter and no more than three examples of your work for IMMEDIATE consideration to Executive Sports Editor Brad Carroll at bcarroll@centralctcommunications.com. Please, no phone calls.

    Central Connecticut Communications is an equal-opportunity employer. We don't discriminate on the basis of age, sex, ethnicity, religious background, physical challenges or sexual orientation. and we encourage applications from qualified minority candidates.
  2. MRoy13

    MRoy13 New Member

    Never heard back from them after applying.
  3. AlexKHall

    AlexKHall New Member

    Same here. Haven't heard a thing since applying the day I saw this.
  4. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    It's summer. Not unusual for people to take their time in hiring.
  5. AlexKHall

    AlexKHall New Member

    True and it wasn't posted that long ago either.
  6. sidelined

    sidelined New Member

    A former colleague applied last time they had an opening. Never heard back from them - nor did a couple of his friends
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