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Sports Reporter- Maysville, KY

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Zads07, Mar 21, 2014.

  1. Zads07

    Zads07 Member

    From Lee Enterprises website


    The Ledger Independent is seeking a sports reporter to join our sports team. Successful candidates will work under the direction of the sports editor.

    Essential Functions:
    - Cover a variety of sporting events throughout our seven-county coverage areas including football, basketball, baseball, softball, track and field, soccer, golf, volleyball or any other event which may require covering.
    - Other assignments will include sports feature stories, and contribute stories for special publications throughout the year.
    -Coordinate coverage with photo and/or video
    -Contribute to Ledger Independent multimedia platforms including www.maysville-online.com, Twitter and Facebook with stories and updates
    This is a fulltime, 40 hours per week position and will require night and weekend work.

    We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. We are part of Lee Enterprises.

    To apply, go to http://maysville-online.com/workhere/ to submit a resume and cover letter. No phone calls or walk-ins, please. If we are interested in your application, we will contact you for more information and work samples.

    The Ledger Independent is a drug free employer. The Ledger Independent (www.maysville-online.com) and Lee Enterprises, Inc. (www.lee.net) are Equal Opportunity Employers.


    -Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field, or equivalent experience in the journalism profession
    - Strong vocabulary, spelling and grammar skills, and writing skills
    - Strong organizational and time management skills with ability to work effectively in a team environment
    - Strong social media platform skills
    - Must be dependable, self-motivated, and able to work under pressure
    - Proven team-oriented behavior with the desire and ability to assist other teammates and work processes where necessary to accomplish the goals of the newspaper
    - Must have a reliable vehicle, valid Kentucky drivers license, and proof of vehicle insurance

    Job: News

    Primary Location: Kentucky-Maysville-The Ledger Independent - Maysville, KY

    Organization: The Ledger Independent

    Schedule: Full-time

    Job Posting: Mar 20, 2014, 2:39:15 PM
  2. PioneerVoice

    PioneerVoice Member

    This paper underwent a lot of turnover recently (and not amicably). I'm from the area, and if you have questions about location, team, the paper's reputation, etc., I'd be happy to answer PMs.
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