Sports Editor

The Junction City Daily Union, Junction City, Kansas

Date PostedJanuary 11, 2017
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNegotiable
Websitehttp://www.yourdu.net/
Description:

The Junction City Daily Union in Junction City, Kansas, has an immediate opening for a sports editor.  

The person must have sharp reporting instincts, outstanding news judgment, an ability to report and write quickly in a fast-moving atmosphere.  A curiosity about the community and its people is vital.

 This person must have the ability to work productively in a team setting.

The person must be aggressive and adept at setting priorities and reordering them as needed, particularly under deadline pressure or as circumstances change. The person should have strong editing and writing skills, and experience with Multimedia journalism and social media is a must.  We use video, audio, Facebook and Twitter to tell our stories.

We are a Tuesday through Saturday afternoon paper, 3,000 circulation.  Salary based on experience. We offer health benefits, 401(k) and two weeks vacation.  Junction City is on the edge of the beautiful Kansas Flint Hills and within an hour away from major Kansas cities like Kansas City,  and Topeka.

Send cover letter, resume with references and writing samples to Editor Derek Smith by e-mail at editor@thedailyunion.net (put Sports Editor in the subject line), or by mail to 517 Merchant, Emporia Kansas 66801 or fax at (620) 342-4841.


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