Sports writer

Wise County Messenger, Decatur, Texas

Date PostedSeptember 13, 2017
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

The Wise County Messenger, 60 miles northwest of Dallas/Fort Worth in Decatur, has an immediate opening for a sports writer. We’re seeking a reporter passionate about community journalism and high school sports. Although the paper is headquartered in Decatur, we cover all of Wise County, which includes eight school districts. Responsibilities include game coverage for varsity level teams and writing sports features and columns. Photo, video and social media skills are a plus. Spot news coverage is required with the reporter being on call once every six weeks. The Messenger offers the use of company cars; competitive wages; health insurance; 401K match; and paid vacation, plus a creative work environment. Send a cover letter, resume and published clips to Editor Kristen Tribe,

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