Sports Reporter/Editor

Website LedgerSports The Ledger Independent

The Ledger Independent is seeking a full-time sports reporter/editor to cover a seven-county area focusing on prep sports. We’re looking for a multi-skilled journalist to cover a variety of sports in a fast paced environment when it comes to games, features and deadlines. The job comes with a passion for journalism and community sports news ready to showcase the talent across the Maysville area through their writing and delivery. Social media savviness is a must to continue our development with digital content throughout our platform whether it be stories, photos or videos. This opportunity ideally matches the fit for someone looking to make the move to a daily newspaper or a recent college graduate who needs to get their foot in the door. Additional coverage includes University of Kentucky among many other area colleges, Cincinnati Bengals and Cincinnati Reds. A journalism degree with at least a year of experience is preferred, but not required. Nights and weekends will be required. The Ledger Independent is a morning newspaper printed three days a week and published 2 additional days via e-edition. This position includes a comprehensive benefits program with medical/dental/vision and life insurance options; vacation, sick, personal and holiday pay.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $35,568.00 per year


Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible schedule
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

Monday to Friday
Weekend availability
Ability to commute/relocate:

Maysville, KY 41056: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience: Journalism: 1 year (Preferred)
License/Certification: Driver’s License (Preferred)

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