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Sports Writer, Garden City, KS

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Drip, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    The Garden City Telegram seeks a sports writer to join its sports staff. The successful candidate will help develop story ideas and provide coverage for 19 high schools and one community college in our 12-county area, and will be a key member on a staff of two full-time sports reporters. Responsibilities would include event coverage, features, columns, copy editing and some multimedia and page design. Candidates should have strong writing and reporting skills, knowledge of or willingness to embrace multimedia and online journalism, be willing to travel, and able to work nights and weekends. The Telegram, part of the six newspaper Harris Group, offers a generous salary and benefits, a chance to work with an outstanding staff and opportunity for advancement. The Telegram is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, send résumé, cover letter and work samples to: Brett Marshall, sports editor, The Garden City Telegram, 310 N. Seventh St., Garden City, KS 67846 or e-mail bmarshall@gctelegram.com
     
  2. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    Hope you like the smell of cow shit. In the heart of feed lot country.
     
  3. Jake_Taylor

    Jake_Taylor Well-Known Member

    That's the smell of money, or so my grandpa used to tell me.
     
  4. Matt Stephens

    Matt Stephens Well-Known Member

    Hard to beat Jayhawk League baseball.
     
  5. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    My family -- which owns a large commercial farm in central Alabama -- used that phrase with pigs.
     
  6. albert77

    albert77 Well-Known Member

    The person who named Garden City has to be a descendent of the Viking who named Greenland. It would be hard to find a place that is more misnamed.
     
  7. SoCalDude

    SoCalDude Active Member

    If you're ever out here, check out Hawaiian Gardens.
     
  8. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Hmmmm, could be like Peanut Butter and Chocolate...
     
  9. SixToe

    SixToe Active Member

    Our son and one of his friends spent the weekend at the friend's grandparents' farm last summer.

    Grandpa told me they had a fine time "fishing, playing in the pasture and the creek, having cow shit battles and ..."

    I said what? Cow shit battles?

    "Yeah, throwing cow shit at each other. It washes off."

    I know it washes off. I grew up with cows. I just can't imagine intentionally scooping up some or getting hit by it.

    But yes, cow shit is the smell of money. Probably could get a damn fine ribeye in Garden City, too.

    Carry on.
     
  10. jr/shotglass

    jr/shotglass Well-Known Member

    I grew up in cow-shit country. It's like living in Hershey, Pa. You stop smelling the chocolate after a few days.
     
  11. rmanfredi

    rmanfredi Active Member

    Be prepared to jump onto the crime beat if there's a murder at a local farmhouse. Beware of weird, short writers who might try to scoop you.
     
  12. Matt Stephens

    Matt Stephens Well-Known Member

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