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Sports reporter, Fremont, Ohio

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by covert copy editor, Nov 14, 2006.

  1. From JJ.com

    Company: The News-Messenger
    Sports Reporter Sought
    Fremont, Ohio
    Job Status: Full-time
    Salary: $25,000 to $30,000
    Ad Expires:
    December 18, 2006
    Job ID: 656598
    Website: www.thenews-messenger.com

    The News-Messenger has an immediate opening for a full-time Sports Reporter in the Editorial Department.

    Candidates must have at least one to two years newsroom sports reporting experience, a college journalism degree and experience paginating.

    This position provides sports coverage of stories -- preps and youth/adult rec sports -- within the newspaper’s circulation area in an ethical manner as directed by an editor.

    This process will involve collecting information, interviewing individuals and writing stories for print and online.

    The ideal candidate will be able to produce stories focused on reader interests in a quick manner, develop and maintain a working list of stories and contacts, and have a strong sense of urgency.

    In addition, the ideal candidate must have experience designing and paginating sports pages, either using Quark XPress or InDesign.

    We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, as we’re part of the Gannett Co. Inc.

    We encourage diverse candidates to apply.

    Interested candidates should e-mail (preferred), fax or mail cover letter -- must include specific salary expectations -- resume, newspaper clips, samples of sports pages designed and three newspaper references to:

    Edward H. Shur, Executive Editor, The News-Messenger, 1700 Cedar St., Fremont, OH 43420; eshur@gannett.com; fax: (419) 334-1037.

    No phone calls, please.

    Pre-Employment Drug Testing and Background Screening Required

    Equal Opportunity Employer
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