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Sports Trend Reporter in Harrisburg, PA

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by dtoolbox, Oct 22, 2012.

  1. dtoolbox

    dtoolbox New Member

    You’re a talented reporter; you can follow a story, write a lede, engage an audience and create clean, journalistically sound copy. You are comfortable with digital and social media, have deep and wide sports knowledge, a strong voice, and passion for delivering hard sports news along with commentary and human interest stories.

    If this sounds like you, PA Media Group is building a team to drive news on the cutting-edge of digital journalism. You’ll take ownership of the Trend Sports Reporter assignment, bringing news to a digital audience, and generating excitement around your work by interacting directly with your readers. We'll look to you to share our commitment to watchdog, investigative and community reporting -- we have established a reputation as an organization that "fights above its weight," as evidenced by our 2012 Pulitzer Prize for local reporting in our coverage of the Jerry Sandusky case. This is your opportunity to leverage your talent to build a lasting career in journalism, do what you love, add a strong voice to the discussion, and help us build a media company for the 21st century and beyond.

    We have several Sports Reporter positions available, so feel free to share this information with your network of professional contacts.

    To be a good fit for the role of Sports Trend Reporter, you will have:

    **A bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or a related field, or the equivalent experience
    **A minimum of one to two years of journalism experience with a proven ability in reporting and writing; success reporting sports and/or news
    **Deep knowledge of national, state and local (Penn State) sports combined with the ability to identify trends, and provide statistics, analysis, and opinion
    **Proven experience building, maintaining and engaging an active audience
    **An outgoing personality and the ability to deliver, not just copy, but occasional radio or television interviews
    **The ability to work independently under deadline pressure and prioritize tasks appropriately
    **A solid understanding of news writing, journalistic ethics and story structure
    **Experience with search engine optimization practices
    **Click the "Apply" button for further details...

    PA Media Group is a digitally focused news and information company, which will publish and operate The Patriot-News, PennLive, Central PA Magazine and a growing suite of print and digital products beginning in January 2013. The Pulitzer Prize winning Patriot-News has been serving the communities and people of central Pennsylvania since 1854. That has been increasingly enhanced by PennLive which continues to experience tremendous growth and reach. PA Media Group is committed to being the most comprehensive, in-depth source of news and information for readers delivered how they want it online, on their phone or tablet, and in print.

    PA Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental impairment, sexual orientation or any other category protected under federal, state or local law.

    PA Media Group endeavors to make PennLive.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact thawkins@dtoolbox.com.


    We want you to be as selective as we are! For a detailed "Insider's View" of this position and to submit your resume, please visit the following URL:


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