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The Times-Picayune/The Advocate seeks a sports reporter

July 21, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The Times-Picayune/The Advocate is looking for a savvy reporter to cover the New Orleans Saints for the largest news organization in Louisiana. We want someone who knows how to work a major sports beat to help us maintain our reputation as the go-to destination for Saints fans. We need a reporter who likes to do it all — breaking news, analysis, features, and great enterprise stories — in a competitive media market, reaching readers through our websites, newspapers, social media, and email newsletters.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop story ideas based on beat reporting or as assigned
  • Create relationships with people in the sports community to develop credible sources for future stories
  • Quickly post stories online as appropriate and develop them further as needed
  • Use social media tools to develop, distribute and enhance stories
  • Help plan and execute the presentation of stories in a way that maximizes digital impact
  • Regularly review metrics on story performance and develop story ideas based on top-performing content
  • Meet all deadlines for projects as requested by editors
  • Write stories using proper grammar and following AP style guidelines
  • Rework pieces as requested by editors and update pieces as needed for ongoing or developing stories

Job Skills & Qualifications Required:

  • A focus on producing accurate and factual stories
  • Experience as a newspaper reporter
  • Proficiency with computers and other office equipment

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