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Sports writer in Redmond, Ore.

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Jackson Sundown, Sep 12, 2012.

  1. Company: The Spokesman
    Position: Community Sports Reporter
    Location:Redmond, Oregon
    Job Status: Full-time
    Salary:Not Specified
    Ad Expires: October 12, 2012
    Job ID: 1433586

    The Redmond Spokesman, a 102-year-old weekly published in the high desert paradise of Central Oregon, is looking for a reporter with a passion for high school and community sports, with the ability to be adept at both feature writing and game coverage. The ideal candidate will be be accurate, stay on deadline and go beyond the scoreboard to find the story.

    Applicants should be creative, energetic and innovative, both in print and online. The job includes both feature and game stories, sports agate, and the ability to manage coverage of multiple sport and recreational subjects and a network of sources. The position will also require occasional editing tasks and the creation of regular news and business features. Candidates with photography and social media skills will rise to the top of the list. Prior experience or recent journalism students only.

    The Spokesman is an equal opportunity employer. All hiring is contingent on passing a drug test.

    To apply, send a cover letter, resume and clips by mail to:

    Lesle Pugmire-Hole, Editor
    The Redmond Spokesman
    P.O. Box 788
    Redmond, OR 97756
    or email: lpugmire@redmondspokesman.com

  2. This is a one-man shop in a town of about 30,000. Mostly preps. The Spokesman is owned by Western Communications, the parent company of The Bulletin newspaper in Bend, Ore.
  3. Tom Petty

    Tom Petty New Member

    good lord. that would give you an opportunity to meet and possibly sit next to the bulletin's prep editor beau estes. that alone would be worth taking the job in redmond.
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