OU Beat Writer

The Oklahoman Media Company, OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma

Date PostedJuly 17, 2018
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

The Oklahoman Media Company is seeking a strong storyteller and passionate journalist to cover college athletics for our award-winning sports section and website: NewsOK.com. Our next University of Oklahoma beat writer will engage readers across all platforms by:

  • Breaking news on one of the nation’s premier athletic departments and a football program that wins and contends for Big 12 and national titles;
  • Writing memorable features, enterprise, project and game stories;
  • Making our blogs must-reads throughout the day;
  • Building deep relationships with sources and readers using social media and old-fashioned tools like conversation;
  • Contributing to and collaborating with a team of journalists to serve a readership captivated by sports and how we cover it;

The writer’s primary responsibility will be in covering the University of Oklahoma’s men’s basketball and football teams with secondary responsibilities including OU’s national-championship winning softball and gymnastics teams.

If you are committed to all this and helping us get better, please apply directly at www.theomc.com/careers.  Please send a cover letter, writing samples and examples of your best digital work when you apply online.

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