Sports Editor

City: Shawnee, OK
Newspaper: Shawnee News-Star
Job Description: The Shawnee News-Star is accepting applications for a full-time Sports Editor. This sports journalist should have experience and skills in both writing and photography. The sports editor is responsible for coverage of high school sports in the coverage area, including Shawnee, Tecumseh, Dale and other nearby districts, along with some coverage of OBU athletics. Along with covering games and writing stories, features and some columns, the sports editor will take sports photos and post photo galleries as well as videos online. The sports editor also leads and works with two sports freelancers during the busy seasons. The successful candidate will play a major role in the News-Star's annual Best of Preps awards event, including all special sports publications throughout the year. When needed, the sports editor also may assist with occasional news stories and photography. Candidates should have a background in journalism or a related field, and/or previous sports reporting experience. Some photography experience is needed.
Contact: Please send resumes, references and samples of work to Kim Morava, managing editor, kimberly.morava@news-star.com.