Sports reporter

The Daily Republic, Mitchell, South Dakota

Date PostedFebruary 28, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

The Daily Republic, a six-day daily newspaper in Mitchell, S.D., is seeking an energetic sports lover to report, shoot photos and manage web content as part of our three-member sports staff.

This is a great opportunity for a young journalist, but applicants will be expected to have a college journalism degree and a solid knowledge of sports and writing. If you're a recent college graduate, we'll be looking for strong experience at your college newspaper. That experience should include plenty of writing and also some photography. If you were heavily involved in the sports section for your college newspaper, or if you have some professional experience in sports journalism and are looking for a new challenge, this could be a great opportunity.

The Daily Republic has a print circulation of about 10,000 copies and has a strong web presence at At this year's state newspaper convention, The Daily Republic took home more than 30 awards for its writing, photography and design. 

Sports coverage opportunities include about 35 high schools in our area, one NAIA university in Mitchell, lots of summertime Legion and amateur baseball, an annual professional rodeo. We also cover big events such as Division I college basketball, the Minnesota Vikings through our local connection with Riley Reiff and other collegiate and professional sports with local ties. 

To apply, send a cover letter, resume and work samples to Sports Editor Marcus Traxler at Only the applicants chosen for interviews will be contacted.

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