MediaNews Group, Inc.

  • Oneida Sports Editor/Reporter

    Job Locations US-NY-Oneida
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/7/2020 4:38 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2020-2395
    Time Type
    Full-Time
    Employment Type
    Regular
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    Overview

    The Oneida Daily Dispatch, a subsidiary of MediaNews Group, is seeking a Multimedia Sports Editor/Reporter to join the team! 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. #RL-LI1

    Responsibilities

    We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate with the ability to travel and report on a wide variety of stories, proficient in multimedia and the use of social media.

    • Cover and photograph a variety of live sporting events
    • Post/prepare score results for online and print
    • Interview coaches, athletes to enrich content
    • Prepare weekly schedule
    • Construct local roundup/agate
    • Use social media to engage audience
    • Beat focuses primarily on high school teams, with select coverage of local colleges
    • Shoot and edit athlete of the week segments
    • Work with stringers/regular contributors to assign and cover events I cannot be at
    • Send pages on deadline
    • Proofread and edit contributor submissions/press releases
    • Final approval of print pages for the sports section 3x weekly

    Candidate must be willing to work nights and Saturdays

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s or Associate's degree (with comparable experience) in journalism or related field.
    • Experience in both photography and video, and a willingness to experiment with new storytelling tools and social media approaches.
    • Strong writing across a variety of story types.
    • A mindset to put the reader first.
    • Some experience in copy editing.
    • Curiosity is a must

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