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The Seattle Times seeks a reporter to cover Sounders FC and soccer in Seattle, including the Reign FC, on multiple platforms and set the agenda for discussion and news on a high-profile and competitive beat. Applicants should have daily newspaper and digital experience. Must have good overall sports knowledge, with expertise in soccer essential and experience covering soccer preferred. Must be able to find interesting angles from games on deadline, cover breaking news, and also write profiles and enterprise on Sounders and MLS. Must be able to thrive on multiple platforms, including blogs, Twitter and other social media, as well as video, podcasts and live chats.

Minimum Requirements:
• College degree.
• Digital and daily newspaper experience. 
• Sports knowledge; expertise in soccer.
Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience covering soccer. 


To apply, submit the following materials via our online application, no later than June 22, 2014. 

• Cover letter (uploaded to your application as an attachment) 
• Resume (uploaded to your application as an attachment)
• Names of three references familiar with your work (with at least one reference being a former manager or supervisor)
• Five samples of your reporting work, preferably attached as a Word or PDF file. You are welcome to use URLs to link to your clips, provided the content is not behind a paywall. To do so, collect the URLs in a single Word document and upload it when prompted.

You are limited to submitting 3 attachments (cover letter, work samples, etc.), but one file may contain multiple links or work samples. After completing the online application, choose the "Edit Your Profile" option to submit your attachments. 

Please note: file size limit is 4MB (4,000KB)

Online Application URL: 

No phone calls, please.