We are seeking a sports editor with strong writing skills to assume command of our sports coverage. You will be responsible for coordinating with our multimedia team, the editor-in-chief, and publisher to bring top-notch coverage of high school sports to 27 schools in our region. Must have the ability to forge strong relationships with coaching staffs, mine the sports world for excellent scoops, and grow our audience from approximately 400,000 page views to 1 million.
- Write and edit sports stories using AP style
- Schedule freelancers for coverage
- Work collaboratively with a small team of extremely dedicated writers and sales staff to grow our sports product
- Multimedia experience with Photoshop, video editing software like Premeire, and etc.
- Ability to take awesome photos
- Ability to learn to direct content efforts strategically
- Ability to work under deadline and to scoop the competition. You have to have the "eye of the tiger" and a desire to win. Always be winning.
We offer a great salary, health care insurance, vacation, and a flexible schedule.
Bonuses are provided for meeting or exceeding agreed upon goals.
San Angelo LIVE! is the leading news source for the Concho Valley. With over 300,000 unqiue visitors viewing 2 million pages per month, your stories will be read and you will have a direct impact on our winning formula. We reach more people in San Angelo and the surrounding Concho Valley than all radio stations, TV stations, a the legacy newspaper combined. If you are young in your career and need a platform to shine, this is your opportunity to be recognized and known inside the Texas sports journalism world. We will consider receent college grads with the right intern or college sports media experience.
To apply, send your resume and cover letter with clips, if any, through the JournalismJobs application system.