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Sports Reporter - Faribault, Minnesota

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by michhugh, Mar 4, 2020.

  1. michhugh

    michhugh New Member

    Faribault Daily News looking for a sports reporter who’s equally comfortable writing an enterprise piece on booster club finances, gamers or a feature on a top prep athlete. Occasional design work is also part of the position.

    To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and five of your best clips to srook@faribault.com.

    Responsibilities and Duties

    Writing features previews, game stories, features and analysis for area sports teams.

    Contributing to the newsroom's efforts to effectively cover and inform the community.

    Qualifications and Skills

    The successful applicant will have insatiable curiosity about all kinds of sports and recreation (not just prep athletics.)

    • An excellent grasp of interviewing and writing techniques and a demonstrated knowledge of how multimedia enhances reporting.
    • Reporters who thrive on writing only gamers need not apply.
    • Four-year post-secondary degree in related field, or comparable practical experience in a work environment.
    • Experience using social media
    • Experience using InDesign is a plus
    • Technical competence with Word and Web-based content management.
    • Video skills a significant plus, as is fluency in speaking Spanish.
    Job Type: Full-time

    • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
    • Vision insurance
    • Dental insurance
    • Health insurance
    • Retirement plan
    • Paid time off
    • Flexible schedule
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