• Asst, Editorial

    Location US-FL-Deerfield Beach
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/14/2018 11:00 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-48266
    Category
    Editorial - Editors
  • Overview

    The South Florida Sun Sentinel is looking for a part-time editorial assistant in sports.  The person would act as support staff for the sports department, aiding in compilation of high school sports schedules and listings of all sporting events on TV and radio locally.

     

    Please email your resume directly to:mailto:KLaughlin@sun-sentinel.com.

    Responsibilities

    • To answer telephones in sports department and sometimes for the newsroom.
    • To seek out and compile schedule information for local high school teams. 
    • To assist high school editor and reporters in projects, including our All-County special sections.
    • To write news briefs and occasional full-length stories for web and print.
    • To promote high school sports content on our dedicated social media accounts.
    • To compile and update list of sporting events on TV and radio locally.  

    Qualifications

    • Should have a high school diploma or equivalent related experience.
    • Should have excellent telephone skills and the ability to deal graciously with the public while under pressure.
    • Should be able to work independently.
    • Should be able to use personal computers and the newsroom’s computer systems
    • Should possess general clerical skills, including the ability to type, file and compile information.
    • Should possess basic writing and editing skills.
    • Should have an interest in sports – high school sports in particular.
    • Should be available to work from 25-30 hours per week, including some nights and weekends. 

     

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