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Company: Glenwood Post Independent
Position:
Daily - weekly sports editor
Location:
Colorado
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
January 13, 2013
Job ID: 1458604

Description:

Daily-weekly sports editor

 

The Glenwood Springs Post Independent in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, is looking for a talented writer-editor to lead sports coverage for the print and digital editions of daily Post Independent and for the weekly Rifle Citizen Telegram. We are seeking a dedicated sports journalist who handles deadlines with ease and is passionate about school and community sports, who communicates well, can organize and manage a demanding schedule of preps sports for five high schools, can plan and oversee the work of sports stringers, and maintains a forward-looking story budget for all editions. Accurate and lively sports writing skills are essential, as is time management. In a typical day, the sports editor will cover a game in person through writing and photography, cover another game by telephone, select national sports stories from the AP wire, design and lay out pages for the sports section and post stories to the web and social media. The successful candidate will be fully functional in Quark or InDesign, Photoshop and AP style. The job requires consistent evening and weekend work usually on a Tuesday-Saturday workweek.

 

Interested? Email cover letter and resume to editor Heather McGregor at hmcgregor@postindependent.com.

Application deadline Jan. 11, 2013. EOE.

 

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