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Sports Writer, Alamogordo, NM

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Drip, Feb 16, 2010.

  1. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    The Alamogordo Daily News is seeking a strong sports writer to join our newsroom. This position will be a member of the team implementing change in our newsroom as we move toward a fully integrated multi-media operation. The successful candidate must have a traditional journalistic skill set along with an open, creative approach to the dissemination of news and information. Online, niche and the core product all are treated equally in our shop.

    Basic requirements include a degree in journalism or related field. Web savvy and other tech skills are a definite plus.

    The Daily News is an 8,000-circulation six-day daily (and an average of 550,000 monthly web page views) located in the beautiful Tularosa Basin in southern New Mexico. We are 95 miles north of El Paso, Texas, and 15 miles west of the Lincoln National Forest. Alamogordo is the home of Holloman Air Force base and the unbelievable White Sands National Monument.

    We are an equal opportunity employer. We recognize and appreciate the benefits of diversity in the workplace. Those who share this belief or reflect a diverse background are encouraged to apply. In addition to a competitive salary, we offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, spending account, 401(k), and an opportunity for outstanding growth potential. Our concern is for the health and safety of our employees; therefore we offer a smoke-free work environment and conduct pre-employment drug testing.

    Send resume, cover letter and salary history to: Alamogordo Daily News, 518 24th Street, Alamogordo, NM 88310, Attn. Mike Johnson, Managing Editor. Or e-mail to mjohnson@alamogordonews.com.

    The Daily News is part of the Texas-New Mexico Newspapers Partnership, which is managed by MediaNews Group, Inc.
  2. Runnin Rebel

    Runnin Rebel Member

    A frequent visitor of the board and home to hundreds of thousands of E.T. Atari cartridges...
  3. Stitch

    Stitch Active Member

    I heard the ET cartridge story was an urban legend. I thought the game was cool.
  4. Runnin Rebel

    Runnin Rebel Member

    Ironically, that story was initially reported by the same fine newspaper soliciting a sports writing position. Whichever lucky guy or gal lands there should relay that info.
  5. satchmo

    satchmo Member

  6. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Alamogordo translates to Fat Alamo.
  7. BCox34

    BCox34 New Member

    Fat cottonwood, I believe.
  8. BujuBanton

    BujuBanton Member

    Can anyone provide more info on this gig? The paper, town, etc.
  9. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Check the keyboards for the ... sticky.
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