Special Writer

The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texas

Date Posted June 19, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Sports/Outdoors
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable


The Dallas Morning News seeks a dynamic, self-motivated journalist to join its team of Dallas Cowboys reporters. As the world’s most valuable sports franchise, the Cowboys command a strong media presence. Stories about the franchise and its ownership touch all areas of the newsroom. The ideal candidate will be a proven digital journalist who is equally adept at spot news, analysis and enterprise. This job requires flexibility and a hunger for surfacing news on a highly competitive beat. The person chosen for this role will be responsible for:

The candidate should possess strong news judgment and excellent verbal and analytic skills; must have the ability to work all stories under pressure with assigned deadlines; and must have the ability to interact productively and enthusiastically with fellow employees and all levels of management.

This job requires a flexible work schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays. Travel will be involved.

Please include with your resume and application five writing clips designed to reflect attributes applicable to this job.


Bachelors’ degree in journalism or related field. We will consider related experience in lieu of education.

Five years of professional writing experience. 


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