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Sports reporter, Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, Illinois)

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by JonStyf, Jun 17, 2016.

  1. JonStyf

    JonStyf Member

    Job Title: Sports Writer
    Location: Crystal Lake, IL

    The Northwest Herald, a daily media outlet in Chicago's far northwest suburbs, is seeking a sports reporter who can provide local sports coverage and unique enterprise content for our many formats, from digital to social media to print.

    We want a reporter who is driven to go beyond the results and explore sports issues throughout our coverage area while also breaking news and providing extensive coverage of our local and high school sports scene, including bringing robust content to our high school sports page at McHenryCountySports.com.

    The ideal candidate will be an idea person who has experience breaking news, producing unique enterprise content and engaging readers digitally.

    Our department has a strong tradition of developing innovative journalists. We plan for that tradition to continue.

    Must possess and maintain a valid drivers license, dependable transportation and proof of insurance.

    If you are interested in working in a positive and professional media environment, please submit your cover letter, set of five diverse clips (Breaking news, enterprise, feature, game story and column would be preferred) and resume to:

    EditorialRecruitment AT shawmedia.com

    Apply now at: www.shawmedia.com

    Shaw Media is a Drug Free Employer.
    Pre-employment background check and drug screen required.
    This posting may not include all duties of the position.
    Shaw Media is An Equal Opportunity Employer
    Last edited: Jun 18, 2016
  2. JonStyf

    JonStyf Member

  3. Mr. Sunshine

    Mr. Sunshine Well-Known Member

    Good for Mike.
  4. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    One of our former interns. Glad we didn't F him up too badly
  5. JonStyf

    JonStyf Member

    This opening has been filled. Thanks to those who applied. I'll wait for the candidate to announce the move.
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