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Sports writer, Bloomington (Ind.) Herald-Times

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Pat Beane, Apr 3, 2012.

  1. Pat Beane

    Pat Beane New Member

    The Herald-Times is seeking a full-time, multi-platform sports writer to cover high school sports. Main duties will be football and basketball, as well as coverage of minor sports, taking calls in the office and some layout and web publishing. Ability to work in social media (twitter, blogs) is a must, and a familiarity with InCopy and InDesign is preferred. Must have valid drivers license and reliable transportation. EOE. Send cover letter, resume and three writing samples to ksutton@heraldt.com. I've posted this down below, but in case folks aren't going through the thread, we are no longer taking resumes.
  2. swamp trash

    swamp trash Guest

    Oh, man, this could be a sweet gig.
  3. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Bloomington always gets the seal of approval in this corner. Great place to live and work.
  4. clutchcargo

    clutchcargo Active Member

    Does Bob Knight have any connection whatsoever to Bloomington h.s. sports?
  5. writingump

    writingump Member

    I know it has Bubbler's seal of approval, but does it have the coveted Moddy Seal?
  6. Pat Beane

    Pat Beane New Member

    We need to get moving on this fairly quickly. And because we've gotten a decent amount so far, we're going to accept resumes only through midnight Thursday. And, yeah, Bloomington is a great place to live.


  7. beckham76

    beckham76 New Member

    Is the same position that was just filled last summer? Or somewhat related? Someone make a quick stop-and-go?
  8. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Pretty sure Lynn Houser, a long-time member of their staff, retired.
  9. Piotr Rasputin

    Piotr Rasputin New Member

    Ryan Kartje, he of the sad and outdated fauxhawk, left for Fox Sports Wiscaaaaansin after a year. Jeremy Price moves up to his spot, leaving preps open.

  10. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    Ditto. Great place for a young writer, in and out of the office.
  11. Big_Worm

    Big_Worm New Member

    Anybody hear anything on this one yet? I wonder where they are in the process.
  12. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

    I did just hear that they weren't hiring people who think these processes take six days.
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