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Sports Writer- Marshall, MN

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Zads07, Oct 23, 2013.

  1. Zads07

    Zads07 Member

    From jjobs.com

    Company: Marshall Independent
    Seeking full-time sports writer
    Marshall, Minnesota
    Job Status: Full-time
    Salary: $20,000 to $25,000
    Ad Expires:
    November 26, 2013
    Job ID: 1537803


    The Marshall Independent, an award-winning six-day-a-week newspaper in southwest Minnesota, is seeking a full-time sports writer with strong people skills and an ability to work independently, as well as with a small team. Quark and Photoshop knowledge and photography skills are a must for this position. Marshall, a growing and diverse community with a small-town feel, is home to NCAA Division II Southwest Minnesota State University. Besides SMSU athletics, the Independent also covers a dozen area high schools in the region. The right candidate will write features, cover college and high school athletics, design pages, shoot photos, blog and would at times be responsible for sports-related updating on our website. Send a resume with references and clips to Editor Per Peterson at phpeterson@marshallindependent.com

    Website: http://www.marshallindependent.com/
  2. jla74m

    jla74m Member

    This is my newspaper. I am the sports editor. Interested persons may PM me with questions.
  3. jla74m

    jla74m Member

    It has been a few months, but this job is still available. Interested persons may PM me with questions.
  4. at 20K a year, you can't be surprised.
  5. boundforboston

    boundforboston Well-Known Member

    But don't you want to report, blog, write articles, shoot pictures and then design pages for that price?
  6. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    It's a town of 13,000 people. With all due respect, most likely an entry-level job. Chance to get some clips, experience, etc. Things that are valuable for many without insider connections who don't walk into the New York Times the day after graduation.

    Yes, you may need to work a second job, depending on your needs. Nothing shameful about that. Have several friends doing it, including a single mom. It is what it is.
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