Sports Editor

Newport News Times

Date Posted October 02, 2015
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Location Newport, Oregon
Position Editor
Specialty Sports/Outdoors
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable

Experienced self-starter to take care of our sports section in our area, where outdoor activities (hunting, fishing, kayaking, hiking and more) are as vital to readers as high school and other sports. Photography skills a must. Page layout and design abilities preferred.

General Expectations include but are not limited to the following:

Contact all coaches and players in a professional manner
Attend as many games as possible
Stories need to be written and edited by deadline
Need to work as both an individual in the sports editor role while also being able to work as part of the editorial team.
Be willing to take suggestions regarding the vision for sports section
Make yourself a trusted member of the Lincoln County sports community

Rotate main feature from school to school
Outdoors information – fish reports, fish of the week
Offseason content – sporting events, outdoor features, coaches features
Athlete of the week
Previews in friday’s paper
Roundups in wednesday’s paper
Lots of photos and faces.


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