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April 23, 2014
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Company: The Times
Position:
Sports reporter/page designer
Location:
Gainesville, Georgia
Job Status:  Full-time
Salary:  Negotiable
Ad Expires: 
May 27, 2014
Job ID: 1494870
Website: http://gainesvilletimes.com

Description:

The Times is seeking a full-time sports writer to round out our award-winning sports team. The ideal candidate will have two or more years of experience covering local sports news, game stories and features. We are looking for writers who can tell a story clearly in a lively manner and produce a healthy amount of copy on daily deadlines. Editing and page design experience also is desired, as some desk work is required. Knowledge of Adobe In-Design also is a plus.

Our sports staff provides extensive, in-depth coverage of high schools and other local sports in the Northeast Georgia area. He or she must be able to work with sources in the community to develop strong local stores; communicate well with the sports editor and other staff members; help devise strong visual presentation and innovative ideas; and produce copy quickly for both print and online use. Social media experience also is a plus. Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field is required.

We offer paid vacation, benefits and 401(k) profit sharing. The Times is an award-winning, community-driven daily paper. Located on Lake Lanier just a short drive from Atlanta, Athens and the Northeast Georgia mountains, the area offers many recreational, educational and cultural amenities.

Interviews will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary is based on experience. Send cover letter, resume and five samples of your work to hr@gainesvilletimes.com or P.O. Box 838, Gainesville, GA 30503.


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