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Sports Reporter- Tulsa, OK

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Zads07, May 23, 2014.

  1. Zads07

    Zads07 Member

    From jjobs.com

    Company: Tulsa World
    Sports Reporter
    Tulsa, Oklahoma
    Job Status: Full-time
    Salary: Not Specified


    Sports Reporter for the Tulsa World, a part of Berkshire Hathaway Media Group.

    Will cover the Oklahoma sports scene in a factual, creative, and entertaining manner in the newspaper, online, and on various social media. Will write multiple weekly columns, blog, and keep readers updated with sports news and insight.

    Must have experience daily in a newspaper as sports staff.

    Please send resumes to resumes@tulsaworld.com
  2. Matt Stephens

    Matt Stephens Well-Known Member

    JRoyal- Is someone leaving?
  3. boundforboston

    boundforboston Well-Known Member

    Vague job description. Sounds like it's for a columnist position.
  4. NickMathews

    NickMathews New Member

    All I have to offer is that sports editor Michael Peters is good people and a damn good journalist. He'll push you and make you better.
  5. Matt Stephens

    Matt Stephens Well-Known Member

    Looks like this is for the Oklahoma State beat after the Tweet the World's sports desk just sent out.
  6. FusilliJerry

    FusilliJerry Member

    Could this have something to do with The Oklahoman's recent opening?
  7. Matt Stephens

    Matt Stephens Well-Known Member

    No. Kelly Hines is staying on the OSU beat, but Jimmie Tramel is shifting duties, from what I understand.
  8. JRoyal

    JRoyal Well-Known Member

    One of our sports folk is shuffling over to the Scene desk and will be a features writer. It'll be a good fit for the writer involved. Not sure if it's been announced outside of the building who it is yet, so not sure if I should name names.
  9. JRoyal

    JRoyal Well-Known Member

    And then I see the post above this one that pretty much says who it is lol.
  10. JRoyal

    JRoyal Well-Known Member

    To clarify a few things:

    -- Not a columnist gig. The "columns" will be analysis pieces that we run a couple of times a week.
    -- Absolutely nothing to do with the Oklahoman gig.
    -- Michael Peters is good people, as stated above. Kelly's good people, too. So is Patrick Prince, the assistant editor for sports. Fine staff to work with.

    If you have any other questions, holler at me.
  11. FusilliJerry

    FusilliJerry Member

    Any news here?
  12. steveu

    steveu Well-Known Member

    Bumped back to top:

    Mark Cooper is the lucky winner for the Tulsa job. His most recent stop was the LA Register.

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