Sports Writer

The Journal

Martinsburg, West Virginia

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Date Posted June 10, 2021
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Sports/Outdoors
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified

Description:

 

The Journal, a seven-day morning newspaper in the West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle, is seeking a sports writer to join its team. Candidates should have a college degree, be self-motivated and creative, have strong news judgment and the ability to meet deadlines. A knowledge of sports is essential.

The successful candidate will be required to cover local high school, college and youth sports, write columns, shoot photos and video, edit copy, post to social media, etc.

Applicants should have familiarity with Facebook and Twitter, and a knowledge of AP Style.

The Journal offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Martinsburg is located in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia, a short drive from Washington, D.C., and Baltimore. Qualified and interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three writing samples) to Christopher Kinsler, publisher, at ckinsler@journal-news.net. Review of applications will begin immediately. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

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