Friday, January 23, 2009

Sports reporter @ Sprinfield, Ill. paper

The State Journal-Register, a 50,000 daily newspaper in Sprinfield, Illinois, seeks a sports reporter to cover high school sports.

The advertisement seems to emphasize being "energetic" and having a "deep knowledge of sports," but doesn't mention any experience requirements, so perhaps they will consider an entry-level journalist.

By February 20, E-mail a cover letter, resume and clips to Sports Editor Jim Ruppert at jim.ruppert@sj-r.com. Or mail to: P.O. Box 219, Springfield, IL 62705-0219.

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Thursday, January 22, 2009

Reporter @ Springfield, Ill. TV station

WICS, or News Channel 20, ABC's affiliate in Springfield, Illinois, seeks a reporter to help bolster its local news coverage.

"We are searching for an aggressive, motivated, driven individual with a 'can do' attitude who can enterprise, edit and bring in the lead stories," the ad states. "Minimum 1 year of professional experience is required. This position is not for those just starting in the industry. Experience with Avid editing is a definite plus."

Apply online.

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