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Sports Reporter

Time Tribune

Corbin, Ky.

The Times Tribune, a 3,200-circulation Monday thru Saturday daily newspaper in Corbin, Ky., is seeking a sports reporter. The position’s primary responsibility is to cover sports activities in Whitley and Knox counties and to produce stories, related photography work and assist in pagination of the sports pages. Some pagination and proofing of other pages in the paper is also included. This position will work closely with the sports staff of The London Sentinel Echo and their sports coverage, and may also include some occasional general assignment reporting. The successful applicant must be a strong writer, a good photographer and be familiar with a broad range of prep and youth sports. They must be able to write game stories as well as features, be organized, able to meet deadlines and a be stickler for accuracy. The company offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and paid time off benefits. The newspaper can also be found at www.thetimestribune.com.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Good writing and interviewing skills • Degree in journalism or related field or equivalent experience preferred • Good organization and time management skills • Good photography skills and knowledge of Photoshop • Knowledge of Adobe InDesign layout software • Knowledge of spelling, grammar, and AP style • Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license • Be available for evening and weekend work as scheduled ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Write crisp, accurate and compelling stories, headlines and photo captions • Write a mixture of game stories and feature stories for the daily sports pages • Develop relationships with area coaches to facilitate the flow of information to the newspaper • Shoot clear and interesting photos • Design and lay out weekly sports pages • Design and lay out other pages, as needed • Write copy and lay out the sports preview sections WORK SCHEDULE:
This position requires considerable night and some weekend work. FOR CONSIDERATION:
Send a cover letter detailing your qualifications and why you will be a candidate for this position, your resume and three to six clips, pages and photos to ecox@thetimestribune.com. The Times Tribune is a CNHI newspaper. Based in Montgomery, Alabama, CNHI is a leading publisher of local news and information. Its newspapers, websites and specialty publications serve communities in 23 states.


Copy Editor

Akron Beacon Journal

The Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com has an opening for a copy editor. We are looking for someone who can spot errors, is obsessed with grammar and writes crisp SEO and print headlines. Our copy desk works hard and eats well. We handle everything from news to sports stories.

Want to work for the newspaper named the best in Ohio by the Society of Professional Journalists? Send your resume to: Bruce Winges Editor and Vice President Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com bwinges@thebeaconjournal.com