Sports editor/columnist

The Wichita Eagle/Kansas.com, Wichita, Kansas

Date PostedOctober 11, 2017
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNegotiable
Websitehttp://www.kansas.com
Description:

A top 10 NCAA D-I basketball program that is the heart of a city. An NCAA D-I football program that is cheered around the state. A preps beat that has successfully moved beyond routine game coverage to engage readers young and old. If you are a digital-first thinker, if you have leadership experience, and if it would be your dream job to lead coverage of these beats, you are invited to apply for the sports editor position at The Wichita Eagle/Kansas.com. This position will coach reporters, plan and execute coverage, and grow audiences in innovative ways online and through social media. The person in this position will also add his or her own voice to coverage through columns and features.

Must have two years of leadership experience in a web-focused sports coverage environment; excellent writing, editing, planning and coaching skills; demonstrated experience of growing and engaging readership online and on social media. Send a letter explaining why you are the perfect person for this job, along with a resume, salary requirements and links to some of your best work to Steve Coffman at scoffman@wichitaeagle.com.


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