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Sports reporter -- The (Provo, Utah) Daily Herald

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by boundforboston, Apr 25, 2014.

  1. boundforboston

    boundforboston Well-Known Member

    The Daily Herald is seeking a full-time Sports Reporter.

    The Sports Reporter produces daily print and online content primarily concerning sports events, enterprise, features and analysis. Work must be accurate and completed according to set deadlines. This process may involve collecting basic information, interviewing individuals, writing breaking, in-depth, feature, and project stories and contributing to video reports. The position requires use of social media and new technologies to quickly share news on all news platforms. It will include the acquisition or development of data for use in stories, graphics and online databases. Stories will need to be completed under tight time restraints and for specific target audiences. The reporter works to ensure Lee programs such as Real Life, Real News, and defending the First Amendment are reflected in the company’s products. To apply, go to http://www.heraldextra.com/workhere.


    ·Gather news through attending events, interviews, research, data and other resources, to write stories for all platforms ensuring department’s success in initiatives and goals that include immediate online reporting of breaking news, and reaching targeted audiences. This may include some non-sports or photo assignments.

    ·Use online social media, blogs and online technology to communicate with readers in ways beyond traditional print and digital products.

    ·Assign photographs or other visual elements while working with editors and other staffers to plan visual presentation of completed work.

    ·Daily communication of coverage planning with editor by maintaining a news budget list of current and upcoming stories.


    Bachelor’s degree or graduate degree required.

    ·Show a history of good organization and time management skills; and knowledge and interest in the Internet.

    ·Must be motivated, creative and collaborative; able to take direction but also exhibit a high degree of self management; adept at multitasking; and able to respond quickly to opportunities as they arise.

    ·Candidates should have good writing, researching and interviewing skills and a good understanding of proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.

    ·Photography and multimedia experience (video broadcasts, etc.) preferred but not necessary.

    ·Must possess a valid driver’s license, current motor vehicle insurance, and reliable transportation.

    ·A background check and drug test are required upon acceptance of an offer of employment.
  2. Big Circus

    Big Circus Well-Known Member

    You can get that free Google Fiber internet there, so that's a plus.
  3. DeskMonkey1

    DeskMonkey1 Active Member

    Free Google fiber? Sold!
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