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Sports "Writer" -- The Great Falls (Mont.) Tribune

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by dkphxf, May 11, 2011.

  1. dkphxf

    dkphxf Member

    Salary: $25,000 to $30,000

    The Great Falls Tribune, a Pulitzer prize winning newspaper, is seeking a sports reporter to cover local and state sports. Applicants need ability to cover various sports and to write occasional projects; to follow news pertaining to beat by gathering information from a variety of sources and by developing those sources for on-going use; to participate in daily and/or weekly news meetings; suggest and develop story ideas; work with editors and copy editors to write accurate stories (factually accurate, correct style, spelling and no typos, etc.); to write informative, tightly written and organized stories; work with photographers to set up photo assignments; and participate in new or continuing Tribune projects or long-range reporting assignments. Some copy editing duties. Photography skills a plus.

    We offer a highly competitive benefit package, including employee and dependent(s)/domestic partner health insurance, dental and vision coverage, prescription drug program, flex spending account. 401(k) investment program with company match, and paid vacation, sick and personal days.

    To apply send current clippings and most recent job appraisal to:

    Scott Mansch, Sports Editor
    Great FallsTribune
    205 River Drive South,
    Great Falls, MT 50405

    Per: http://www.journalismjobs.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=1253974
  2. Stitch

    Stitch Active Member

    Does sending back corrections to the ad help your case when you apply?
  3. Harry Doyle

    Harry Doyle Member

    i know this is probably not relevant to this posting, but did sports editor George Geise retire?
  4. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    Yes, Geise retired recently. Mansch, a good guy, had been ASE for a long period of time.
  5. Toby Carrig

    Toby Carrig Member

    George Geise retired after 33 years as sports editor. Scott Mansch was promoted from assistant sports editor, a position he held for 20 years.
  6. twinsfan1424

    twinsfan1424 Member

    I love how they talk about grammar and typos in the ad, but yet the ad is not perfect either...
  7. GidalKaiser

    GidalKaiser Member

    Great Falls has long been known as being one of the best, if not the best, and biggest (all-encompassing) preps section in the state. They do a great job up there and are very nice, personable guys. The biggest thing I'd say they have not looked into is a full-fledged multi-media and social media presence.
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