Looking for dynamic sports reporter / digital editor / copy editor

Central Connecticut Communications, New Britain, Connecticut

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Date Posted September 16, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Sports/Outdoors
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Website http://newbritainherald.com

Description:

Central Connecticut Communications, parent company of The Bristol Press and the New Britain Herald, seeks  a digital journalist to join its award-winning team. We are looking for a dynamic writer who can cover games, write feature stories, contribute stories and video for our websites and design pages with InDesign for our daily newspaper in central Connecticut -- but most importantly, be a catalyst for the transition to digital journalism. The successful candidate will be an innovator and creative thinker across all of our platforms, and is expected to be pro-active in every facet of the newspaper business.

We cover high school sports as if it was the pros, a Division I college, Central Connecticut State, the Bristol Blues Futures League team, the Atlantic League's New Britain Bees, the Eastern Regional Little League tournament, the Nutmeg State Games, pro tennis  and PGA Tour golf.

If you're a creative thinker looking to esh print, mkutimedia and social media, send your resume, cover letter and three writing samples  (including web links, facebook posts and tweets)  to Managing Editor Brad Carroll at bcarroll@centralctcommunications.com for IMMEDIATE consideration. Please, no phone calls. Please note SPORTS JOURNALIST in the subject line.

We're near Hartford, two hours from NYC and 90 minutes from Boston. We cover vibrant communities that offer higher education, an array of arts and entertainment, and industries that range from traditional manufacturing to high-technology health care.

Central Connecticut Communications is an equal-opportunity employer. We don't discriminate on the basis of age, sex, ethnicity, religious background, physical challenges or sexual orientation. and we encourage applications from qualified minority candidates.

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at JournalismJobs.com.