The college sports reporter for the Daily Hampshire Gazette serving the Pioneer Valley in Western Massachusetts will cover college sports, including the Division I program at the University of Massachusetts with 19 mens and womens teams that compete primarily in the Atlantic 10 conference, but also Hockey East and the Colonial Athletic Association. The FBS Football program is independent. The position also includes assistance with local high school sports.
We seek a journalist with excellent writing skills, beat reporting experience at a daily newspaper, and a passion for sports. The college sports reporter must show an ability to write beyond the box score, craft columns, show a proficiency in multimedia and social media, and have a knowledge of AP style. Copy editing and page design are a plus.
The Daily Hampshire Gazette is owned by Newspapers of New England, a family-owned company with a commitment to serious community journalism. We offer competitive pay, paid vacation and personal days and benefits including optional health insurance, dental coverage and 401K retirement plan. We are an equal opportunity employer. Send resume, cover letter and three to five writing samples to Mike Moran firstname.lastname@example.org.