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Sportswriter, Moline (Ill.) Disptch

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Igor in CT, May 9, 2008.

  1. Igor in CT

    Igor in CT Member

    Courtesy: journalismjobs.com

    Company: Moline Dispatch Publishing Company LLC
    Position: Sportswriter
    Location: Moline, Illinois
    Job Status: Full-time
    Salary: $25,000 to $30,000
    Ad Expires: June 13, 2008
    Job ID: 595356
    Website: http://QCOnline.com

    Successful candidate will: * have broad knowledge of sports and strong math skills * be able to work efficiently and accurately under nightly deadline * have healthy skepticism coupled with ability to ask probing questions * have developed sense of curiosity and willingness to offer new ideas ·be comfortable dealing with all types of people ·be thick-skinned ·be open-minded ·be bold, enterprising and able to think on his/her feet ·be able to work well independently in the field but also as a part of the sports reporting team ·have excellent English language skills – both written and verbal ·have degree in journalism (or related field) or equivalent life experience

    Prefer candidates with work experience as newspaper or broadcast reporter. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS require: ability to work in all climatic conditions; valid drivers license and safe driving record; ability to effectively and efficiently use editorial computer systems. EXPECTED WORK SCHEDULE: Generally 40 hours/week, weekend work mandatory, hours will vary.

    We offer: base salary plus bonus compensation program. Medical/prescription/dental. Vision care reimbursement, 401k/profit sharing, paid vacation, holidays and personal days and much more.

    Send cover letter and resume to: humanresources@qconline.com Subject line: sportswriter(text files only)
  2. John

    John Well-Known Member

  3. Editude

    Editude Active Member

    Math skills? To determine how much you'll need in your second job?
  4. NISB35

    NISB35 New Member

    I'm pretty sure they mean adding in terms of agate/stats.
  5. spud

    spud Member

    25-30 ain't bad in that area.

    But yes, basically.
  6. TwoGloves

    TwoGloves Well-Known Member

    Anybody know who left?
  7. Does anyone what the circulation is here?
  8. NISB35

    NISB35 New Member

    60,000 combined for the Moline Dispatch and Rock Island Argus (sister papers).
  9. Alan Trubow

    Alan Trubow New Member

    Um, 60,000 is not even close...it's way less than that.
  10. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

  11. JB20

    JB20 Member

    This paper is an afterthought in the Quad Cities.
  12. Alan Trubow

    Alan Trubow New Member

    I would agree with JB, but I used to work at the Quad-City Times, so that's a biased opinion.
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