E-mail this job posting to a friend ( does not retain e-mail addresses)

Your e-mail address:

Recipient's e-mail address:
(separate additional e-mail addresses with commas):
Answer the following question: Is ice hot or cold?:
Company: Lee Enterprises
Seeking Sports Editor
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
April 4, 2013
Job ID: 1472998


Sports Editor

The Muscatine Journal, part of the Lee Enterprises chain, is seeking a multi-purpose sports editor who has proven leadership, reporting, design and editing skills and an eagerness to explore new avenues in the world of print and digital journalism.

We place a heavy emphasis on covering local high school sports and we do it in unique, innovative ways. Our sports staff has won multiple INA and APME awards for sports coverage the past couple of years.

Our ideal candidate will be an independent self starter who can take ownership of the sports section and be a leader in our newsroom. He or she also should have a hunger for enterprise journalism that goes beyond mere game coverage. Multi-media expertise is a plus.

Muscatine, Iowa, on the Mississippi river is home to more than 22,000 people and has a diverse and thriving economy with the corporate headquarters of three fortune 500 companies. The Muscatine Journal is a 6-day a week daily with a circulation of 6000. We are just 30 miles from both the Quad Cities and Iowa City.

Qualified candidates should have a bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of experience in a daily newspaper environment.

If interested, please apply online @ mail a cover letter and resume to:


Attn:  Sports Editor

301 E. 3rd Street

Muscatine, IA 52761


The Muscatine Journal is a Drug-Free Employer.

The Muscatine Journal ( and Lee Enterprises, Inc. ( are Equal Opportunity Employers.

When applying, mention that you saw this opening listed at

Job ads copyrighted by -- © 1998-2009