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Sports Writer- Frankfort, KY

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Zads07, Nov 21, 2013.

  1. Zads07

    Zads07 Member

    From jjobs.com
    http://www.journalismjobs.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=1545454

    Company: The State Journal
    Position:
    Need Sports Writer
    Location:
    Frankfort, Kentucky
    Job Status: Full-time
    Salary: Negotiable
    Ad Expires:
    December 26, 2013
    Job ID: 1545454
    Website: http://state-journal.com

    Description:



    Capital city daily newspaper seeks full time sports writer. Paper covers three local high schools and a DII college. Applicant must be able to write game stories, features, previews, columns and form game recaps from box scores. Writers keep their own statistics at games and events. Ability to edit and rewrite submitted copy is a must. Must be able to pitch story ideas, keep coverage balanced and maintain healthy relationships with coaches and athletes. The position requires working split shifts: copy editing the newspaper before its 10 a.m. deadline and covering games or going to practices in the evenings. The position also requires working weekends and some holidays. Experience with InDesign pagination is needed. Daily newspaper experience preferred but exceptional work with a weekly or college newspaper will be considered. Competitive salary and health/benefits package. Send cover letter, resume, salary requirements and clips to Phil Case, Sports Editor, The State Journal, 1216 Wilkinson Boulevard, Frankfort, KY 40601 or pcase@state-journal.com.
     
  2. Hire will replace Western Kentucky University journalism school alum Emily Patton, who is heading to Evansville (Ind.) Living Magazine.

    Emily is a great writer, but is an even better person.

    Her twitter announcements:
    https://twitter.com/pemily

    Her farewell column:
    http://state-journal.com/sports/2013/11/25/it-s-never-easy-to-say-goodbye#.UpOCTZqttNI.twitter
     
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