Sports Writer

City: Ardmore, Oklahoma
The Ardmoreite
Job Description:
The Daily Ardmoreite, a Sunday through Friday morning newspaper in southern Oklahoma, has an opening for a sports writer/paginator The successful applicant will have demonstrated proficiency in producing lively, tight copy on deadline, a basic understanding of most sports and in-depth understanding of primary sports, is competent in photo taking, page design and layout, and has a genuine love of high school sports. Experience with InDesign, NewsEditPro, PhotoShop and photography is desired. Ideally, you will also have a bachelor's degree in journalism and one to two years experience in your profession. The Ardmoreite is the main daily newspaper for southern Oklahoma, encompassing 16 different communities in five counties, all of which expect thorough and concise coverage of their local team. We offer a competitive compensation package, with opportunities for medical, dental, vision and retirement benefits. The Daily Ardmoreite is an equal opportunity employer and supports a drug-free work environment.
Send your resume, references, five clips of your most recent stories plus any examples of page layout and photography to: The Daily Ardmoreite, c/o Erik Horne, Sports Editor, P.O.Box 1328, Ardmore OK 73401. Or e-mail to and with ‘sports writer’ in the subject line.