Sports Reporter

Hutchinson News, Hutchinson, Kansas

Date Posted August 21, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Sports/Outdoors
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $30,000 to $35,000

Description:

                                               SPORTS REPORTER

 

The Hutchinson News, an award-winning daily newspaper is looking for a seasoned and aggressive sports journalist dedicated to community sports who can give readers more than just a score. We want someone who will look beyond the games and tell the stories of sports and the people involved with them. The successful candidate will have an insatiable curiosity about all kinds of sports and recreation (not just prep athletics), an excellent grasp of interviewing and writing techniques and a demonstrated knowledge of how multimedia enhances reporting.

 

Qualifications:

* Minimum of 2 years of newspaper reporting experience.

* Experience using social media and other digital tools.

* Photography and video experience a plus.

 

Requirements:

* Interest in all areas of sports coverage, from live game stories to feature items and special sections.

* Solid interviewing skills and productive work ethic.

* A body of published work that shows the ability to engage, explain and enlighten readers.

* A passion for community journalism

 

This is an hourly, full-time position. The Hutchinson News provides a comprehensive benefits package, plus generous paid time off included.

To apply send resume, cover letter, and clips to Cheyenne Derksen-Schroeder, Managing Editor at cderksen@hutchnews.com

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