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Company: The Frederick News-Post
Position:
Sports Reporter
Location:
Maryland
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
November 15, 2013
Job ID: 1534928

Description:

Are you passionate about covering high school sports and enjoy engaging with the local community? The Frederick News-Post, an award-winning, morning daily newspaper in western Maryland, is seeking such a person for a full-time sports writer position for its sports department. This position is based in Frederick, MD, about an hour outside of Washington, D.C.


This person will be responsible for covering youth, high school and professional sports. Must also be able to paginate pages as well as edit copy, write headlines, and proof pages. Must possess online and social media skills to include writing brief dayparts, tweeting, posting stories, videos and photos to the website and sending out e-alerts.
We’re looking for an individual who is a team player, has a positive attitude and can work with a collaborative spirit with others under daily deadline pressures. A Bachelors degree, preferably in Journalism, English, or related program, is required. Experience with QuarkExpress or InDesign is preferred. 
Must possess a valid Maryland operator’s license and furnish current driving record with no more than two points for a period of two years and a reasonably acceptable driving history with no suspensions.

This is a nighttime shift from 3 p.m. to midnight, Monday-Friday, but must have the ability to work a flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays. Send resume, work samples and salary requirement to: jobs@newspost.com (with sports reporter in the subject line). 

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