Top daily seeks sports editor

The Commercial Review, Portland, Indiana

Date Posted November 18, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website http://thecr.com

Description:

The Commercial Review, one of the top daily community newspapers in Indiana, is looking for its next sports editor.

Our sports editor is in charge of writing, photography and design for the sports pages. Experience with photography and page layout/design are a plus, but not required.

The Commercial Review, based in Portland, Indiana, has an excellent track record of sports coverage. The newspaper has finished in the top two for general excellence in the Hoosier State Press Association contest for each of the last seven years, and awards this year included first and second place for sports feature photo, second place for sports action photo, third place for sports news or feature coverage and third place for sports section.

Sports coverage at The Commercial Review focuses on two area high schools, which compete in football, volleyball, soccer, cross country, basketball, wrestling, swimming, gymnastics, baseball, softball, golf, tennis and track. We also cover area amateur sports, including the Portland Rockets baseball team that has made two recent trips to the National Amateur Baseball Federation World Series.

The candidate we are looking for will have experience covering sports for their college newspaper and/or for a professional publication.

Send resume and three examples of your work to editor Ray Cooney at r.cooney@thecr.com.

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