Sports Reporter

The Leader-Telegram/Adams Publishing Group, Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Date Posted September 10, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Sports/Outdoors
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Website https://www.leadertelegram.com/

Description:

The Leader-Telegram, an award-winning daily newspaper based in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, is seeking an energetic sports reporter for its 20,000 circulation daily newspaper in west-central Wisconsin.

Our coverage includes high school and Division III athletics in and around a community of 65,000 people.

 

Requirements

Candidates should be experienced in writing and reporting sports and be able to write stories that go beyond simple game coverage. Any multimedia background is preferred.

Vehicle required for traveling with a valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record according to Adams Publishing Group policy.

Please e-mail a cover letter, résumé and three to five writing samples to Sports Editor Jack Goods at jack.goods@ecpc.com.

No phone calls please.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Benefits

The fringe benefits include medical (split between employer and employee), dental and vision options (employee paid). There are three company-sponsored benefits, including short-term disability, long-term disability and a term life insurance policy. The company pays for these six major holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s, Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day). In addition, employees accrue 3.33 hours of paid leave per pay period in the first year of employment (80 hours) and increasing to 5.0 hours per pay period (120 hours) after their one-year anniversary of employment. The company has the option of making a discretionary match to the 401K retirement plan after year’s end.

 

 

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