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They're back! AP Seeks Regional Assistant Sports Editors

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Igor in CT, Jan 24, 2008.

  1. Igor in CT

    Igor in CT Member

    Company: The Associated Press
    AP Seeks Regional Assistant Sports Editors
    To be determined, United States
    Job Status: Full-time
    Salary: Not Specified
    Ad Expires:
    February 28, 2008
    Job ID: 876404
    Website: http://www.ap.org

    The Associated Press seeks four Regional Assistant Sports Editors to supervise sports coverage in various regions of the United States.

    The editor will be based in locations to be determined and will supervise approximately 15 writers. This editor assigns, directs, edits and coordinates stories with writers within the region on a daily basis for stories and coverage related to all sports. Other responsibilities include working with Multimedia, Photos, Graphics and Broadcast on a daily basis. This editor reports to the deputy sports editor.


    The ideal candidate will have demonstrated news and editing skills, the ability to handle fast-breaking stories as well as features and enterprise experience. Applicants should have knowledge of and an interest in a full range of sports, nationally and internationally. Applicants should be able to work with writers, identify and assign stories, and develop projects with bureaus. Candidates must be organized, energetic, highly motivated and able to communicate ideas clearly.

    Applicants must be able to work well with reporters to produce a top-notch report across all platforms. Candidates must be capable of supervising and directing special events on site or from the office.

    Must be familiar with and able to work with multimedia elements, and must have ability and desire to work with Graphics, Broadcast, Photos and Online Video to ensure proper packaging of stories. Applicants should have three to five years of full-time daily sports and management experience.

    For consideration, please visit the following URLs:

    For the North, https://careers.ap.org/viewjob.html?erjob=5286 For the South, https://careers.ap.org/viewjob.html?erjob=5303 For the Midwest, https://careers.ap.org/viewjob.html?erjob=5263 For the West, https://careers.ap.org/viewjob.html?erjob=5283

    The Associated Press is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apparently Terry Taylor cannot make up her mind ...
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