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Sports reporting and layout, Pine Bluff Ark.

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by gravehunter, Dec 1, 2011.

  1. gravehunter

    gravehunter Member

    Company: Pine Bluff Commercial
    Position: Sports opening
    Location: Pine Bluff, Arkansas
    Job Status: Full-time
    Salary: Negotiable

    We are still needing a third person to round out our sports department at the Pine Bluff Commercial. We are looking for a self-motivated reporter who can handle reporting and layout duties on deadline on a daily basis. We have just moved into using NewsEngin for our articles and InDesign layout. Experience with InDesign layout is strongly desired; experience with NewsEngin is a plus. Our coverage area includes 16 high schools (14 for football), a Division I university and a Division II university. Please send a cover letter and resume along with three reporting and three layout samples to sports editor I.C. Murrell at icmurrell@gmail.com. Need to mail the layout samples? Address: I.C. Murrell, Pine Bluff Commercial, P.O. Box 6469, Pine Bluff AR 71601
  2. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    I'm extremely surprised this wasn't filled when it was posted earlier.
  3. BujuBanton

    BujuBanton Member

    this one seems to be a regular here the past few months
  4. Zagsfan83

    Zagsfan83 Member

    It pays just $11 an hour. Scribes get just one day off at a time, not two days in a row. No AP wire and the circulation is above 15, which is odd.

    Better than no job at all, but I can see why folks aren't staying around.
  5. twinsfan1424

    twinsfan1424 Member

    I have accepted the open sports position with the paper.
  6. dirtybird

    dirtybird Well-Known Member

    Wasn't I.C. Murrell at OKC not too far back?
  7. JPsT

    JPsT Member

    Stillwater, I believe.

    And congrats, twinsfan1424. Best of luck.
  8. dirtybird

    dirtybird Well-Known Member

    Ahhh, that's right. My bad.
  9. Matt Stephens

    Matt Stephens Well-Known Member

    Murrell replaced Robert Tuberville, who is now working at the Arkansas 24/7 affiliate.
  10. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    I believe Murrell was also in Mississippi at one point during his career.
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