Sports Editor

City:  McAlester
Newspaper:  McAlester News-Capital
Job Description:  The McAlester News-Capital located in the beautiful, rolling hills of southeastern Oklahoma is looking for a Sports Editor. Hosting a circulation of just over 4,800, the News-Capital enjoys geography perfect for anyone who loves the outdoors. Just moments away, water lovers can enjoy over 600 miles of shoreline at Lake Eufaula. Fishing, water sports and beautiful, relaxing sunsets are just a few of the natural luxuries we enjoy. McAlester and neighboring Krebs, Oklahoma is home to some of the finest, traditional Italian restaurants in the country.
 We're seeking a person who is confident and loves covering all sports. This person will be responsible for building relationships with coaches from all area schools. This person must be digitally savvy and be able to provide coverage for our portfolio of products including digital, print and specialty projects. Working knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop and NewsEdit Pro is a must. Pagination skills would be great. This person should be fearless, driven and willing to roll up their sleeves to provide news and information to our community. They must have a stable, proven work history in the newspaper publishing industry and must have a clean driving record. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.
Contact:  If this sounds intriguing and has peaked your interest, please send resume, creative cover letter and writing samples to amjohns@mcalesternews.com – Attn: Sports Editor.