Sports Reporter - Easton, MD

Do you have a desire to cover local sports as a reporter for a well-respected media/newspaper group? Are you someone who could view the action of local sports and then report on the outcome of the games? This could be the full-time position you have been looking for... Job Summary This position will be responsible for preparing stories, taking photographs and preparing video and multimedia material for both the print edition and the online edition. Using social media will be an important component of this position. This position includes local game coverage, features and statistics. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, possess effective writing skills and be familiar with social media. Candidate should also be able to cultivate solid relationships with coaches and other sources. Position will base out of the regional office. Job Requirements ? Writing sports stories for both print and online ? Interviewing athletes and coaches at local high school and college levels ? Correction work on print deadlines ? Photographing and videoing local sporting events ? Using social media to keep readers informed and involved ? Posting content to website Requirements Minimum Requirement The successful candidate will have a minimum of 1+ years of professional work experience and a desire to produce top quality content in the print and internet media industry. Technology Skills ? Proficiency in Microsoft Office or word processing programs. ? Writing and editing skills and AP Style required. ? Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop a plus. ? Ability to learn other relevant software programs is important. Education Bachelor's degree preferred but will consider experience related areas of equivalency. EOE For immediate consideration, contact the Director of Talent Acquisition at