• Build a rapport with news sources on assigned beats to develop stories & story ideas.
• Cover sporting events and write stories on deadline.
• Write sports features and develop enterprise stories.
• Manage content submitted by individuals and groups. Prepare this content for publication on our Web site and in our print editions.
• Perform assigned online duties including updating on the Web, Twitter or Facebook.
• Take photographs for publication.
• Work as a team member of the editorial department.
• Journalism education and/or experience preferred.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Computer experience.
• Knowledge and appreciation of sports and sports participants.
• Strong organizational skills.
• Photography skills a plus.
• Must have valid driver’s license with a driving record that is insurable by the Company.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 05/11/15
SUBMIT RESUME & WRITING CLIPS TO:
Tara Bitzan, Editor
PO Box 549
Alexandria, MN 56308