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Sports reporter (Wasilla, Alaska)

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Jay Sherman, Jul 15, 2008.

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  1. Jay Sherman

    Jay Sherman Member

    From JJobs: http://www.journalismjobs.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=950708

    The Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman is seeking an energetic and talented and reporter to join our award-winning newsroom. We are a thrice-weekly AM newspaper located in the fastest growing region of Alaska and in the recreation heart of the state, the Matanuska-Susitna (Mat-Su) Borough. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong writing and organizational skills while reporting about local athletics, outdoors recreation and wildlife issues. He/she will also quickly and accurately turn around breaking news for an aggressive online presence. You’ll need a strong working knowledge of AP Style, be able to handle a camera in a pinch and have a clean, clear writing style that can make even the most confusing processes simple for readers to understand. The Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman has a long history of publishing quality newspapers in a growing and dynamic community. We’re seeking a writer who understands community journalism and thrives in a team-based environment. If producing top-quality copy and working in a newsroom packed with talent appeals to you, please respond. We offer a competitive salary and full benefits package, including health insurance, a company matching 401(k) program and a great working environment. Please e-mail your resume and your best three clips to Sports Editor Jeremiah Bartz at sports@frontiersman.com.
  2. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    This is a suburb of Anchorage but is about 43 miles away (I guess that's "nearby" in Alaska), which the ad doesn't make clear.
  3. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Just found this... Kinda funny... ;D
  4. Diabeetus

    Diabeetus Active Member

    More than kind of funny...surprised there's no mention of the former mayor...
  5. It's also the possible former home of Sarah Palin.
  6. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    Is she a subscriber?
  7. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest

    What's the difference between a hockey mom and a pitbull? The pitbull won't bitch if you don't write a front-page article about her son.
  8. Barsuk

    Barsuk Active Member

    I hear they frown on their reporters asking "Gotcha" questions.
  9. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    She reads um, all of 'em. Of course she subscribes.
  10. Writer33

    Writer33 Member

    Plus you can Russia from the newsroom.
  11. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    I heard they want more coverage.
  12. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Russia tries hard too
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