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Company: The Globe/Landmark Communications
Sports Editor
North Carolina
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
April 3, 2013
Job ID: 773022


We are looking for an energetic, hands-on reporter/editor with strong writing and reporting skills and a passion for covering sports. Experience in page layout is a plus.

Basic Qualifications
• BA in journalism or related liberal arts degree; at least 1 year work experience in print or online publications or related field in lieu of BA will be considered (college newspaper experience helpful).
• Proficient with Adobe InDesign some Photoshop is preferable.
• Excellent time management and ability to work well under deadline pressures.
• Ability to follow directions.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Proficiency in spelling, grammar and punctuation
• Ability to conduct in-person and telephone interviews
• Demonstrated analytical, problem solving, decision making, and priority-setting skills.
• Willingness and ability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.
• Candidate must be able to write clearly and concisely under deadline pressure.

We are looking for local candidates who are familiar with the Jacksonville/Camp Lejeune Area. We DO NOT offer relocation allowance.

We will contact candidates who are selected for an interview. Due to the high volume of applicants we do not accept phone calls.
The sports reporter/editor is responsible for the copy, photos and layout of the sports section. We are a weekly newspaper.
Hours are generally Monday to Friday 8-5, but you will be required to work some nights and/or weekends.

You must be able to provide samples of sport-related articles and page layouts.

This is an entry level position with great benefits, 401K and paid vacation. E-mail your resume and cover letter to To apply online visit:

Employment is contingent on passing a drug screening and a background check.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Landmark Military Newspapers of North Carolina is a subsidiary of The Virginian-Pilot.

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