Star Tribune seeks Vikings reporter

The Star Tribune seeks a reporter to be a member of our three-person team covering the Minnesota Vikings.
 This reporter will be responsible for full-time coverage of all aspects of the Vikings both in print and digital.
Topics on this beat will include training camp, regular-season and postseason games, daily breaking news, business and contractual matters, features and provocative enterprise, profiles, notes, analysis, off-field news, blogs, videos and podcasts.
More specifically:
  • This reporter will be expected to provide timely and competitive coverage from a beat that regularly produces breaking news.
  • Experience covering professional or major college sports.
  • A history of breaking news and a proven ability to develop sources.
  • Broad knowledge of and interest in professional sports in the Twin Cities and the National Football League.
  • Ability to quickly assess spot news and adapt to fast-breaking news situations.
  • Extensive experience in digital reporting and social media promotion.
  • The ability to create digital content distinctly different from the print pages.
 Please email cover letter, resume and 7-10 clips representative of your best work to:
Glen Crevier
Assistant Managing Editor/Sports
The Star Tribune, Minneapolis
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