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Sports Writer - Martinsburg, W.V.

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Zads07, Feb 4, 2019.

  1. Zads07

    Zads07 Member

    JournalismJobs.com - Job Listing - Sports Writer/Photojournalist


    The Journal, a seven-day paper in the booming Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia, seeks a full-time sports writer/photojournalist to join a small but productive award-winning staff. The coverage area includes some high school with exceptional athletic programs as well as a strong Division II university with sports teams that regularly advance to the playoffs. We are looking for a versatile candidate who can write, edit, shoot pictures and work with page designers, as well as pitch in on occasion to help out the news department. Digital experience is a plus. We offer paid vacation, benefits and 401(k). Send cover letter, resume and 4-6 samples to Sports Editor Rick Kozlowski at rkozlowski@journal-news.net.
  2. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Way back in the day, this was a place that used to pop up on here every year or so. The threads were fun.
  3. Tarheel316

    Tarheel316 Well-Known Member

    Baron, I thnk you really mean Martinsville, Va., right?
  4. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Ugh. So there’s a Martinsburg and a Martinsville, and one is is Virginia and the other is in West Virginia.

    And I’d Don’t Know is at third base.
  5. Tarheel316

    Tarheel316 Well-Known Member

    Yep. Whenever the Martinsville gig came open, the threads were quite entertaining mainly because that paper had a dreadful editor who has long since retired.
  6. Jake_Taylor

    Jake_Taylor Well-Known Member

    Martinsville has a NASCAR track in Southside Virginia. Martinsburg is in the Eastern Panhandle of WV near Harpers Ferry.
  7. Sports Barf

    Sports Barf Active Member

    Booming? West Virginia?
  8. wicked

    wicked Well-Known Member

    No one can afford to live within 50 miles of D.C. anymore, so yes, booming.
  9. jr/shotglass

    jr/shotglass Well-Known Member

    Martinsburg is a pretty decadent little city, from my experience. But they are right about having a D-II athletic power nearby in Shepherd.
  10. micropolitan guy

    micropolitan guy Well-Known Member

    There used to be horse racing pretty close, too, in Charles Town.
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