Freelance Sports Reporters for High School Football
San Angelo LIVE! seeks freelancers to help with its unrivaled coverage of high school football during the 2019 Texas high school football season.
We are seeking motivated multimedia reporters to cover high school football games on Friday and Saturday nights from Aug. 30 through November 30, 2019. We are looking for candidates who live in the San Angelo region.
The job includes:
- Traveling to a game with a laptop with wireless internet capability and smartphone.
- Inputting live play-by-play statistics.
- Writing a short recap on the game.
- The ability to take pictures and video on a smartphone.
- Mandatory paid training sessions. New hires must attend two sessions: Aug 15 or Aug. 16 AND Aug. 22 or 23. Sessions last 2 hours. (these Dates are tentative.)
Candidates should have the following:
- A passion and understanding of high school football rules and statistics.
- Fast, accurate computer skills and the ability to take stats by hand if needed.
- Drive to get it right, get it quickly.
- Ability to write effectively on deadline.
- Ability to commute in and around the Concho Valley (100 mile radius of San Angelo, Texas)
This freelance, part-time opportunity is open to college students and others with experience or who want experience covering high school football. It is paid.
San Angelo LIVE! is a digital first newspaper publication with an audience that exceeds 300,000 people, most of whom reside west of the I-35 corridor in Texas. If you desire your work to be seen with your byline in a mass market publication, this is your opportunity. We are the most viewed news source in the Concho Valley and in the top tier of west Texas publications.
To apply, use the JournalismJobs application system to send us your resume with links to clips, if any, in your resume cover letter.