Do You Have a Passion for Local High School Sports?

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Do You Have a Passion for Local High School Sports

The News Item, Shamokin, Pa, is seeking a full-time, sports editor who wants to cover winning local high school sports teams in our small towns. School districts include Shamokin, Lourdes, Mt Carmel, Line Mountain and Southern Columbia.

We’re looking for someone with strong writing and organizational skills, along with a background in photography.

Must understand sports and be able to write  1-2 stories a day on local high school (and some college) sports.

Use your creative skills to design and paginate your own pages and special publications.

Basic In-design software knowledge a plus.

Organizational skills a must as you will schedule our correspondents  to maximize our sports coverage of local teams.

Valid Pa Drivers License, proof of insurance and a reliable vehicle is a must.

Full time hours with benefits including vacation, sick time, health insurance, vision, dental, mileage allowance and more.

Interested candidates should send resume and letter of interest, writing samples to Editor Tim Zyla The News Item 707 N Rock St Shamokin Pa 17872 or email tim_z@newsitem.com
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