Sports writer

Gallup Independent, Gallup, New Mexico

Date PostedFebruary 11, 2019
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
Salary$25,000 to $30,000

Rare opening in our sports department

The Gallup Independent, a six-day afternoon daily newspaper covering New Mexico and Arizona, is seeking a full time sports writer. The position involves reporting on local sporting events where high school basketball and rodeo are king. Responsibilities will also include page layout. The ideal candidate must be able to meet deadlines and know AP style. Experience with InDesign is preferred. Hours vary and will include weekends and nights.

The ideal candidate should be able to work as a member of a team but also be able to develop stories and work independently. Candidate should have a dependable mode of transportation and insurance since some travel is required. A pre-employment drug screen is also required.

Send resume, cover letter and clips to Sports Editor Alan Arthur at

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