The Sanford Herald, a five-day-a-week daily in central North Carolina seeks a Sports Editor. This is a full-time position and reports directly to the Editor.
This position handles our sports coverage, including photgraphy, of two county high schools, three county middle schools, two private schools and various local club and recreation sports teams and programs. You will also be expected to assist with non-sports related coverage at times.
Minimum Requirements: Four-year degree with a concentration in journalism preferred. Minimum of two years sports reporting and photography. Must possess excellent writing and verbal skills and strong interpersonal skills. Pagination skills are not a requirement.
Sanford is literally in the middle of everything! We are just a short drive to the Research Triangle of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, but you can also decide to take a day trip to the Blue Ridge Parkway or the beautiful, sandy beaches of our Crystal Coast. Sanford and Lee County residents like to say we are “Well Centered” not only in geographic location but also in values.
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