Sports Reporter

Echo Press, ALEXANDRIA, Minnesota

Date PostedOctober 12, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
SpecialtySports/Outdoors
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Websitehttp://www.echopress.com
Description:

The Echo Press in Alexandria, Minnesota is looking for a full-time sportswriter to join our team.

The Echo Press is a twice-weekly newspaper that provides its community with award-winning coverage, a strong online presence and top-quality targeted magazines.

We are located in a beautiful lakes area known for tourism, a regional medical system, its school district and a strong manufacturing base.

The position offers flexible hours that include nights and weekends, and a healthy benefit package with PTO, paid holidays, medical, 401k and a tight-knit team culture.

Responsibilities include:

·         Build a rapport with sources on assigned beats to develop stories and story ideas.

·         Cover sporting events, write stories, take photographs and video and post to our website the night of events.

·         Manage content submitted by individuals and groups.  Prepare this content for publication on our website and in our print editions.

·         Collaborates with others in the newsroom on content, and contributes to relevant social media accounts.

 

Qualifications include:

·    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

·     Excellent communication, organizational and social skills, and the ability to write accurate, clear and concise stories on deadline and under pressure.

·     Must have valid driver’s license with a driving record that is insurable by the company.

 

For more information contact Ross Evavold, Editor at revavold@echopress.com or call 320-763-1211 or to apply visitwww.forumcomm.com/careers

Deadline:  Friday, Oct. 26, 2018


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