Sports Editor - South Washington County Bulletin/Woodbury Bulletin

Sports Editor – South Washington County Bulletin/Woodbury Bulletin

South Washington County Bulletin/Woodbury Bulletin
FT sports editor

The South Washington County Bulletin in Cottage Grove, Minn., and the Woodbury Bulletin in Woodbury, Minn., are hiring a full-time sports editor.

Responsibilities include:

* Write stories and take photographs of high school sporting events in and around the communities of Woodbury, Cottage Grove, Newport and St. Paul Park.

* Build a rapport with sources on assigned beat to develop stories and story ideas.

* Respond quickly to breaking news events in order to produce timely stories for both our print editions and our websites.

* Assemble and manage a small team of freelancers

* Ability to adapt to a flexible schedule and manage prep sports coverage of three large suburban high schools.

* Online/website content management.

* All other duties as assigned by the editors of each respective publication.

Qualifications include

* A bachelor’s degree or equivalent education/experience in journalism is required. At least one year of experience in a professional newsroom is preferred, but May college graduates with strong experience will be considered.

* Strong organizational and communication skills are essential.

* Must have a valid driver’s license with a driving record that is insurable by the company.

Application deadline is Friday, May 9, 2014

Send resume, clips and photos to:

Chad Richardson
Bulletin newspapers
745 Spiral Blvd.
Hastings, MN 55033