Sports Freelance Writer

City:  Midwest City
Newspaper:  EastWord News
Job Description:  EastWord News is the community’s news source in Eastern Oklahoma County, serving Midwest City, Del City and Choctaw, as well as various other communities. We are the third largest general circulation newspaper in Oklahoma County.
EastWord News is looking for freelance writers who have a passion for varsity high school sports and can cover a wide range of sports (basketball, softball, baseball, wrestling, etc.)  Qualified candidates should be strong storytellers, have excellent communication skills, knowledge of AP style and adhere to timely reporting in a deadline-driven environment.
Compensation for freelancers will be based on experience and is per story or event.
A degree in journalism, English or related field is necessary, and experience, including photography, is a plus.
Contact:  Interested candidates should send their resume and writing samples to Operations Director Kristina Boehlke at