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Sports Reporter - David City, NE

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Zads07, Jul 30, 2015.

  1. Zads07

    Zads07 Member

    JournalismJobs.com - Job Listing - Sports Reporter

    Date Posted July 29, 2015
    Location David City, Nebraska
    Position Reporter
    Specialty Sports/Outdoors
    Job Status Full-time
    Salary $20,000 to $25,000
    Website Careers

    The Banner-Press, a weekly newspaper serving David City and Butler County, is looking for an ambitious sports reporter who can also handle feature and news writing. Unlike some weeklies, The Banner-Press has four school districts and multiple sports to cover in the fall, winter and spring, and summer baseball and softball. The job requires setting priorities and building contacts with several coaches and sports at one time. The job also requires the versatility to step in on community and government reporting on occasion.

    Previous experience with sports reporting is a must. Experience with newspaper design, layout and photography would be a plus. Minimum requirements include the ability to write clearly and concisely, the ability to develop news reports on your own initiative and without direction, and the news judgment necessary to determine what does or does not make a story. The ability to create content for the Web and a comfort using multimedia platforms is preferred. Reliable transportation and the willingness to work evenings is required in order to cover games throughout the year. A reliable vehicle, insurance and a valid driver's license are required.

    As part of Lee Enterprises, The Banner-Press offers full benefits package along with a professional and comfortable work environment focusing on growth opportunities for their employees. David City offers the best of small town living with close proximity to urban centers of Lincoln and Omaha.

    To learn more about our company and to apply, please log onto www.lee.net/careers. Please send examples of work to the Banner-Press, PO Box 407, David City, NE 68632.

    We are a drug-free workplace and all applicants considered for employment must pass a post-offer drug screen and background check prior to commencing employment. EOE
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