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Date posted: 3/12/18

Sports Reporter

Carlsbad , New Mexico

The Carlsbad Current-Argus, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK, is hiring a Sports Reporter.

The ideal person leads in content creation and optimization and has primary responsibility for ensuring quality sports and outdoor recreation content across digital and print platforms. Applies story-telling expertise to ensure high quality content with a focus on video, narrative writing, photography, alternative story forms and story presentation.

The role requires:

- Beat writing: prep sports, community sports and semiprofessional coverage

- Analysis and column writing skills

- Line editing and co-editing of daily publication; editing for clarity, legality, spelling, grammar, punctuation and style

- Willingness and interest in covering outdoor recreation and non-traditional sports topics

- Experience in video and photography

- Coordination with planning editor in content for print and online publication

- Good news judgment and experience in breaking news coverage

- Other duties as necessary

When applying, please include links to a variety of clips - showing sports reporting and on different platforms.

What we Offer:

As a part of the USA Today Network, the nation's largest media and marketing solutions company, we offer a dynamic, community-focused environment where individuals are rewarded for exceptional performance. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including health care, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending account, 401(k), paid vacation time, personal and sick leave, and tuition reimbursement. Pre-employment drug testing and background screening are required.

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