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Springfield, Ky.: Reporter (Staff/Sports)

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Central-KY-Kid, Nov 8, 2010.

  1. http://www.lcni.com/jobs/index.php

    The Springfield Sun is seeking a staff writer/sports writer for its 4,500 circulation weekly newspaper located in Washington County in central Kentucky, 45 minutes from Louisville and Lexington. The newspaper was awarded General Excellence in the Kentucky Press Association's 2009 competition and consistently wins numerous press association awards. Published each Wednesday, The Sun has been providing coverage to the community since 1892. This position is 45 hours per week. A bachelor's degree in journalism or equivalent experience is preferred. Candidates should have good writing, researching and interviewing skills along with good grammar, spelling and punctuation skills. Competency in photography, electronic page design, InDesign and Photoshop is helpful. Knowledge of the internet and content management systems is a plus. This person will write stories for the news and sports page and cover assigned beats. This will include attending meetings and sporting events, occasionally night and weekend assignments, and covering some spot news. This person will also take photographs (news, sports, features, business/community) as assigned and to accompany stories. There will be some web updating. Candidates must have a vehicle to travel to assignments along with a valid driver's license and proof of insurance. Interested persons should apply to Jeff Moreland, Editor/General Manager, The Springfield Sun, P. O. Box 31, Springfield, KY 40069 or apply by e-mail to editor@thespringfieldsun.com Click here to view full details

    http://www.lcni.com/jobs/fulljobs/StaffWriterSportsWriterSpringfieldSun.txt

    JOB POSTING

    Staff Writer/Sports Writer
    The Springfield Sun
    Springfield, Kentucky


    The Springfield Sun is seeking a staff writer/sports writer for its 4,500 circulation
    weekly newspaper located in Washington County in central Kentucky, 45 minutes
    from Louisville and Lexington. The newspaper was awarded General Excellence
    in the Kentucky Press Association's 2009 competition and consistently wins
    numerous press association awards. Published each Wednesday, The Sun has
    been providing coverage to the community since 1892. This position is 45 hours
    per week.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    * Bachelor's degree in journalism or equivalent experience
    * Good writing, researching and interviewing skills
    * Good grammar, spelling and punctuation skills
    * Competency in photography; electronic page design, InDesign and Photoshop
    helpful
    * Knowledge of Internet and content management systems a plus
    * Good organizational, interpersonal skills

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    * Plan and develop story budget, report and write stories for news and sports
    pages
    * Cover assigned beats. This will include attending meetings and sporting
    events, occasionally night and weekend assignments, and covering some spot
    news.
    * Meet all deadlines
    * Write news, columns and features as assigned
    * Write for special publications as assigned
    * Develop story ideas relevant to Washington County
    * Conduct interviews and complete research for stories
    * Assure accuracy, journalistic ethics and objectivity in all news reporting
    * Take photographs (news, sports, features, business/community) as assigned
    and to accompany stories
    * Some web updating � can be taught, but knowledge is a plus
    * Serve as a positive liaison with the public
    * Must have a vehicle to travel to assignments; valid driver's license and proof
    of insurance must be provided.

    To apply, contact: Jeff Moreland, Editor/General Manager
    E-mail: editor@thespringfieldsun.com
    Mail: The Springfield Sun
    P.O. Box 31
    Springfield, KY 40069
    Phone: (859) 336-3716

    Notify your immediate supervisor and LCNI Human Resource Director if making
    application. Deadline for applications is November 17, 2010.
     
  2. UPDATE

    Filled by Jesse Osbourne of the Lebanon Enterprise weekly, a LCNI sister publication:

    http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/osbourne-heading-springfield-sun
     
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