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Sports editor (Leavenworth, Kansas)

Mon, 10/18/2021 - 15:32 -- Steven J Rottinghaus
Full time

The Leavenworth Times, the oldest daily newspaper in Kansas, is seeking a sports editor. This is a full-time position with full benefits through CherryRoad Media, our corporate partner. Qualified candidates should possess a wide range of skills to include writing game stories, features, columns and more. Photography and video skills also are a plus. The ability to navigate various online portals is an asset. Qualified candidates should possess a strong interest in local sports, athletes and events. Qualified candidates must be comfortable conducting in-person, virtual and telephone interviews, be well-versed in AP style and be willing to learn new skills. The qualified candidate will be an organized, motivated self-starter who is able to meet deadlines and produce engaging content. Reliable transportation, a valid driver's license and auto insurance are required. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and a link to relevant writing samples. For more information, contact Managing Editor Mark Rountree at mrountree@leavenworthtimes.comor call 913.682.0305, ext. 116.

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