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Company: The Albany Herald
Position:
Sports Writer
Location:
Albany, Georgia
Job Status:  Full-time
Salary:  Negotiable
Website: http://www.albanyherald.com

Description:

The Albany Herald, a daily newspaper located in Southwest Georgia, has an opening for an energetic, well-rounded sportswriter. The position will focus heavily on local high school and local college sports. Duties include game coverage, feature and enterprise writing, column writing, and photography/videography. The position will primarily focus on writing and reporting five days a week, but will also require helping with copy editing. Applicants should not be rigid in thinking of a traditional 24-hour news cycle and should embrace practices such as blogs and Web-posting of breaking news. You must have access to dependable transportation and maintain company-required level of auto insurance coverage. To apply, send a letter, your resume, five of your best clips representing the scope of your ability, and three references to Danny Carter, Managing Editor, The Albany Herald, P.O. Box 48, Albany, Ga. 31702, or submit the items via email to danny.carter@albanyherald.com. Pre-employment drug screening and background checks required.


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