1. Welcome to SportsJournalists.com, a friendly forum for discussing all things sports and journalism.

    Your voice is missing! You will need to register for a free account to get access to the following site features:
    • Reply to discussions and create your own threads.
    • Access to private conversations with other members.
    • Fewer ads.

    We hope to see you as a part of our community soon!

Sports Writer- Kingston, TN

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Zads07, Nov 25, 2014.

  1. Zads07

    Zads07 Member

    From jjobs.com

    Company: Roane County News
    Kingston, Tennessee
    Job Status: Full-time
    Salary: Not Specified
    Website: http://www.roanecounty.com

    The Roane County News, a 6,700-circulation tri-weekly in Kingston, Tenn., (20 miles west of Knoxville,) is seeking a sports writer. The position’s primary responsibilities include game coverage of local sports, but also sports features and taking sports stories beyond the routine. The newspaper can also be found online at www.roanecounty.com. Qualifications: • Good writing, researching and interviewing skills • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field desired • Good grammar, spelling and punctuation skills required • Ability to shoot photographs and knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop, as well as knowledge of PDF process • Good organization and time management skills • Willingness to work with the general public on a daily basis providing excellent customer service • Valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance required Essential Functions: • Write a mix of feature and game stories for the newspaper’s edition and website • Provide stories for special sections • Shoot quality photographs for newspaper and website • Work under deadline pressure in a fast-paced environment • Meet or beat deadlines • Produce (including layout and design) sports and sports-related special sections as needed Work Schedule: Exempt position; some night and weekend work required. Interested persons should send a resume and three writing samples to: Terri Likens, Editor Roane County News P.O. Box 610 Kingston, TN 37763 Or e-mail: tlikens@roanecounty.com
Draft saved Draft deleted

Share This Page