MediaNews Group, Inc.

  • Multimedia Sports Reporter

    Job Locations US-OH-Lorain
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(10/21/2019 5:10 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-2308
    Time Type
    Full-Time
    Employment Type
    Regular
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    Media news group

    Overview

    The Morning Journal, a subsidiary of MediaNews Group, in Lorain, Ohio, is looking for a skilled, motivated multimedia sports journalist to join our staff full time. MediaNews Group offers news reporting and third party advertising and marketing opportunities through its multi-platform products which include: web, mobile, tablet, and print.  We are one of the largest media groups in the U.S., serving high-value audiences and connecting advertisers to them. MNG publishes award-winning content (49 Pulitzers) that amasses and engages a nationwide audience via 800 multi-media platforms including web, mobile, social, and print.  We are transforming the news industry.

     

    We are looking for a strong writer who brings to the table a passion for the profession, who is willing to think outside the box on high school sports coverage and who is adept with multimedia. #LI-RL1

    Responsibilities

    This journalist will be expected to:

     

    • File daily stories and features
    • Present stories in an interesting, accurate and fair manner for publication
    • File photos and videos as needed
    • Stay in contact with key sources and develop new sources
    • Work with the sports editor on coverage priorities
    • Work well under deadline pressure
    • Conduct interviews in a friendly and professional manner
    • Ensure spelling, grammar and syntax is accurate and correct in stories
    • Work nights, weekends and holidays

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in journalism, communications or a related field, or commensurate experience in the profession.
    • Relevant experience includes sports reporting and writing, shooting video, using social media, creating enterprising content.
    • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Strong reporting, writing, organizational and story structure skills.
    • Understands imperatives of emerging and existing platforms, including web, mobile and print.
    • Contributes to a positive culture of teamwork and collaboration.
    • Experiments with new digital tools and platforms.
    • Has a vehicle, a valid driver’s license and the proper insurance coverage, and is capable of driving to assignments as part of work duties.
    • Must submit 4-6 writing samples or link to portfolio with resume and application.

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