Sports Reporter Assistant

Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, Wisconsin

Date PostedMay 14, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusPart-time
SalaryNot Specified
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Award winning publications. Award winning people!

The Wisconsin State Journal is seeking a part-time Sports Reporter Assistant. If you're a team player and interested in a career in sports reporting, this is the position for you!

 

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Award winning publications. Award winning people!

The Wisconsin State Journal is seeking a part-time Sports Reporter Assistant. If you're a team player and interested in a career in sports reporting, this is the position for you!

Responsibilities:

  • In this position you will take scores, statistics and highlights over the phone, fax and email on high school, college and recreational sports.
  • Web-based data entry is a big part of the job; typing, grammar and spelling skills are vital.
  • Familiarity with our newspaper’s Scoreboard page is a major plus, as the new hire will take over backup duties putting together that page.

Qualifications:

  • A passion for sports and knowledge of the terminology is a requirement.
  • Ability to work night and weekend shifts.
  • Applicants with a valid driver's license, a good driving record and their own personal vehicle are preferred.

Capital Newspapers offers:

  • A strong team environment, growth opportunities, and occasional writing opportunities.
  • Sports Assistants gain experience using Adobe InCopy, TownNews CMS, Twitter, the Microsoft Office suite and other practical newspaper and internet applications.
  • Competitive compensation at $10/hour
  • Located at a bus stop
  • Self-service cafeteria

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer The Capital Newspapers organization is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to maintaining a workforce that accurately reflects our audience and expands our voice.

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