Sports/News reporter

Oxford Newsmedia LLC

Oxford, Mississippi

Date Posted November 08, 2021
Industry Newspapers / Wires, Magazines / Publishing, Digital Media
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website http://www.oxfordeagle.com

Description:

Oxford Newsmedia LLC, publishers of The Oxford Eagle, Oxford Magazine and www.oxfordeagle.com, is seeking a versatile sports and local news reporter ready to handle a variety of assignments with immediacy while also developing short and longer-term enterprise. We are seeking a candidate who can build sources and relationships while serving in a general assignment role, ideally a candidate who is interested in both sports coverage and news coverage.

The ideal candidate is someone who can move quickly and pivot regularly, someone capable of racing out to cover a breaking news situation, but also pitching and executing ideas of their own. Coverage areas will include The University of Mississippi and its athletic programs, as well as high school sports; city government; and social issues.

For this position, we are looking for a candidate with:

Additional Information

Oxford Newsmedia offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package including generous paid time off, flexible holidays as well as options for your healthcare.

Oxford Newsmedia s a company positioned for the future. We embrace the rapidly evolving digital landscape and are committed to developing new solutions across current and emerging media to help advertisers grow their businesses. In addition to flexible advertising opportunities with powerful media vehicles that we represent, we offer custom digital solutions from web and mobile site development, to a sophisticated array of search and social media optimization and targeted display solutions to reach audiences on all platforms.

Our focus is on developing a real-time approach to reporting news, sports and entertainment content for consumption across all platforms and devices throughout the Lafayette-Oxford-University community. On oxfordeagle.com, we ensure the communities we serve have 24/7 access to the news and information that's most relevant locally, regionally and beyond. Our quality journalism and in-depth coverage is provided locally in The Oxford Eagle and Oxford Magazine.

Oxford Newsmedia s a part of Boone Newspapers, one of the largest media groups in the United States, which operates the leading news and information companies in 12 states. Our company is built upon the values of Integrity, Customer-first, Inclusiveness, Collaboration and Forward-looking. For more information about Boone Newspapers, please visit www.boonenewspapers.com.

To apply for the opportunity, please email your resume and writing samples to rebecca.alexander@oxfordeagle.com.

 

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