The Stillwater NewsPress has an opening for a sports editor to lead its three-person sports department in a community that's passionate about its local sports. The right candidate will know how to offer readers the right blend of Division I and community sports coverage and how to manage young writers eager to provide that coverage. We cover Big 12 powerhouse Oklahoma State University but our readers also turn to us for local sports coverage – Stillwater and surrounding high schools, recreational sports, outdoors, rodeos, youth league. The successful candidate will be able to do it all – features, game coverage, columns, enterprise stories, design and coverage management. The NewsPress also is a force on the Web with blogs, video, audio and pod casts. We offer an attractive opportunity to be part of an award-winning news organization building readership in print and online in a progressive community with countless amenities, great location and plenty of sports.
Send your resume with references, work samples and a cover letter sharing your vision for NewsPress sports coverage to: firstname.lastname@example.org
or Ms. J.B. Bittner, Stillwater NewsPress, 211 W. Ninth, Stillwater, OK 74076.
Posted on Thu, May 27, 2010