An opportunity exists at The Goshen News for a sports journalist to tell exciting and informative stories about local athletes.
The successful candidate will be hired as a sports reporter who will be responsible for covering local high school and college sports teams. In addition, there will be opportunities to write in-depth features as part of regional and national reporting teams through CNHI LLC’s newspapers.
Some of the specific job duties include:
Writing daily sports stories
Taking photographs at sporting events
Writing a bi-weekly column
Co-hosting a weekly podcast
Develop daily sports page budgets
Guiding a design center in compiling the sports pages
Maintaining The Goshen News sports social media presence
Creating short videos to accompany sports stories
Among the skills candidates must have are: excellent organizational skills; be able to adhere to the highest professional standards; understand statistics; work harmoniously with a small team of sports staff and correspondents; the ability to type information into the paper’s word processing software and master software that moves information to the design center and social media; and initiative to develop feature stories and in-depth stories from their own ideas.
If you would like to start your career as a sports writer, or move to a newspaper that respects and embraces local sports coverage, please send your resume and references to Roger Schneider, editor, The Goshen News, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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