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Sports Reporter: Roswell, N.M.

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by BYUSportsGuy, Jun 29, 2009.

  1. BYUSportsGuy

    BYUSportsGuy Member

    Company: Roswell Daily Record
    Position: Sports Reporter Sought
    Location: Roswell, New Mexico
    Job Status: Full-time
    Salary: Not Specified
    Ad Expires: August 3, 2009
    Job ID: 1067573
    Website: http://roswell-record.com

    The Roswell Daily Record, an award-winning, independent daily newspaper in southeastern New Mexico with a circulation of about 11,000, is seeking a reporter to cover sports in the area. Candidates for the sports position should possess strong writing skills, be familiar with sports terminology, have associated computer skills and able to meet deadlines. The successful applicant must be able to write quickly and concisely, take digital photographs and design pages. Experience in covering high school sports is a big plus. We’re looking for an aggressive reporter who can provide play-by-play information, place games in the larger context and break down the statistics. The position offers competitive wages, medical benefits, a gasoline allowance and compensation for travel outside the immediate area. Interested applicants should contact Andrew Poertner, editor, Roswell Daily Record, at andrewpoertner@yahoo.com, by fax at (575) 625-0421 or send mail to: Andrew Poertner, Roswell Daily Record, PO Box 1897, Roswell, NM 88202. No phone calls please. All applications should include a letter of interest, resume, writing samples and references.
  2. Andy Dufresne

    Andy Dufresne Member

    Let the fun begin ...
  3. sportsguydave

    sportsguydave Active Member

    Is it possible??

    Sandusky and Roswell both opening up on the same day??

    How did we get so lucky?? :D
  4. Stitch

    Stitch Active Member

    But Tom Petty is no longer around, so my fun reading is ruined.
  5. Andy Dufresne

    Andy Dufresne Member

    What happened to TP?
  6. melock

    melock Well-Known Member

    I was wondering what happened to Andy Dufresne.
  7. I Should Coco

    I Should Coco Well-Known Member

    He don't come around here no more ...

    (sorry, couldn't resist)
  8. sportsguydave

    sportsguydave Active Member

  9. Every time I see this job come open and posted on this forum, I assume it's a hoax. And each time it's not.
  10. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

  11. apeman33

    apeman33 Well-Known Member

    What is the deal with this job? Do the sports editors die like Spinal Tap drummers or do they get abducted by aliens?
  12. Ax-Journalist

    Ax-Journalist New Member

    I think one actually did die.
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