Help Wanted

Sports Reporter
Danville Advocate-Messenger

Job Title: Sports Reporter
Company: Danville Advocate-Messenger
Category: Print Journalist
Contact Person: Larry Hensley
Contacts Title: Publisher
Email: larry.hensley@amnews.com
Address: 330 S 4th Street
City/State/Zip: Danville, KY 40422
Phone: (859) 236-2551
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Website: www.amnews.com
Description:

The Advocate-Messenger, an award winning daily newspaper serving Danville and the surrounding communities seeks an energetic, forward-thinking Sports Reporter to join our team. In addition to our print products, the newspaper has a website and strong social media presence. The ideal candidate should understand how to connect with our readers by providing depth and context to the sports we cover.
Additionally, the successful candidate will:
Have a solid understanding of the fundamentals of local sports ranging from high school to youth programs.
Understand InDesign and the pagination process.Have the ability and eye to take quality photographs, as to help tell the story
Understand the value of social media and use it as much as an engagement tool as a promotional tool.
Constantly search for new ways to tell stories and present news, both online and in print.
Be a constant, contributing member of our team.
If you value quality local journalism, love being part of a successful team, believe in community journalism both online and print remain the foundation of an informed community, and are looking for a great community in which to live, we want to hear from you. Please submit your resume along with your cover letter and samples of your writing to Larry Hensley at: larry.hensley@amnews.com or mail them directly to: Advocate-Messenger, 330 S 4th Street, Danville, KY 40422