The Daily Times, a 19,000 circulation, daily newspaper in Farmington, New Mexico, is looking for a full-time sports reporter.
The sports reporter is part of a two-person department and reports directly to the sports editor.
This person will help with the paper’s coverage of the seven local high schools and write features about local athletes and their endeavors. Coverage in the summer centers on summer league baseball and the annual Connie Mack World Series, a 10-team amateur tournament featuring talented baseball players from North America and Puerto Rico.
Main responsibilities outside of reporting include working with the design team and writing for special sections.
The qualified candidate must be able to report and edit on tight deadlines. Knowledge of outdoors activities, such as fishing and mountain biking is also a plus.
- Bachelor’s degree in English, communications, journalism or related field.
- Strong reporting and writing skills.
- Familiarity with website management and social media.
Email cover letter, resume, clips and other pertinent information to email@example.com.
The Daily Times is a daily newspaper in Farmington, which is located in the Four Corners. The staff covers the Four Corners and San Juan County, including Farmington, Aztec and Bloomfield, and the Northern Agency of the Navajo Nation. The New Mexico Press Association awarded The Daily Times first place for best news coverage in 2013.
The Daily Times is owned by Digital First Media, which offers a competitive salary, a benefits package that includes health/dental/optical plans and an opportunity for outstanding growth potential.