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Sports Reporter
Summary
Title:Sports Reporter
ID:302020
Location:KS - El Dorado
Job Category:News Room / Editorial
Division:GateHouse Media
Description
SPORTS REPORTER
The Butler County Times Gazette is looking for a seasoned and aggressive sports journalist dedicated to community sports who can give readers more than just a score. We want someone who will look beyond the games and tell the stories of sports and the people involved with them. The successful candidate will have insatiable curiosity about all kinds of sports and recreation (not just prep athletics), an excellent grasp of interviewing and writing techniques and a demonstrated knowledge of how multimedia enhances reporting. The sports writer works under an editor while completing daily and long-range assignments.

Qualifications:
* Minimum of 2 years newspaper reporting experience.
* Experience using social media and other digital tools.
* Photography and video experience a plus.

Requirements:
* Interest in all areas of sports coverage, from live game stories to feature items and special sections.
* Solid interviewing skills and productive work ethic.
* A body of published work that shows the ability to engage, explain and enlighten readers.
* A passion for community journalism

Please submit your resume and work samples to: Jennifer Wilson, General Manager at jwilson@butlercountytimesgazette.com
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