Sports Journalist to Cover DI College Hockey and More

Daily Mining Gazette, Houghton, Michigan

Date PostedAugust 12, 2017
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

The Daily Mining Gazette has an immediate opening for a full-time sports writer. The successful candidate will be the beat writer for the Michigan Tech Division-I hockey program in a region of Michigan's Upper Peninsula where hockey is the dominant sport, in addition to coverage of other Tech and prep sports. The MTU Huskies qualified for the NCAA Tournament last season and were knocked out in the regional to the eventual champion.

In addition to writing, this all-around journalist will be tasked with taking photos at non-Tech events, column writing, page design and pagination, proofreading and maintainng an active social media account to engage readers and promote coverage.

Compelling, colorful writing is required, as is the ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines and build the relationships necessary to develop the sources you will need to be successful.

The position is eligible for health insurance and 401(k) benefits.

Send resume and clips to Bryce Derouin, Sports Editor, Daily Mining Gazette, P.O. Box 368, Houghton, MI 49931. Packets can also be dropped off at 206 Shelden Avenue, Houghton, or emailed to

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