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  • Los Angeles Chargers Beat Reporter

    Job Locations US-CA-Anaheim
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/17/2018 8:59 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-1636
    Time Type
    Full-Time
    Employment Type
    Regular
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    Job_Logo_Southern California News Group

    Overview

    To be considered, please include a cover-letter and writing samples with your resume/application.

     

    Southern California News Group (SCNG), the publisher of 11 Southern California newspapers including The Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, The Press-Enterprise and The (San Bernardino County) Sun, is seeking a reporter to cover the Los Angeles Chargers. #scng #associate

    Responsibilities

    We’re looking for a beat writer to cover the Los Angeles Chargers as the team prepares to move into its new $2 billion (shared) stadium in Los Angeles. We’re seeking a proven reporter who can break news, build and grow a following and engages readers with both immediate and enterprise reporting. This is a traveling position and we seek a reporter who can do salary cap math, analyze the X’s and O’s, keeps an eye on the business of the NFL and can navigate the crossroads of sports culture, media, celebrity and athletics in Southern California.

    Qualifications

    Required skills

    • Two to three years reporting experience desired.
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in journalism or related field.
    • Strong news judgment.
    • Excellent writing and reporting skills, including knowledge of AP style.
    • Strong understanding of social media and knowledge of how to use it to manage breaking news.
    • Ability to create and enhance digital content using tools such as Google maps, ScribbleLive, etc.
    • Basic knowledge of analytics and how to use them in digital decision making.

     

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

     

    To be considered, please include a cover-letter and writing samples with your resume/application.

     

    Southern California News Group (SCNG) publishes eleven (11) daily newspapers and associated websites in four counties: The Orange County Register in Orange County; The Los Angeles Daily News, Daily Breeze, Long Beach Press-Telegram, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News and Whittier Daily News in Los Angeles County; the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, The Sun and the Redlands Daily Facts in San Bernardino County; and The Press-Enterprise in Riverside County. We also publish more than 20 community weeklies and four magazines. SCNG's in-depth multi-platform reporting on local news, politics, sports and entertainment reaches 8.1 million adults every week, making it an indispensable source of news and information for Southern California readers. Our mission is to connect communities by providing readers with the area's best local news coverage on any channel or device.

     

    SCNG is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for all job openings are welcome and will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any other basis protected by state, federal or local law. The company complies with all applicable federal, state and local legislation concerning equal opportunity in employment will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Learn more about us by visiting us at www.socalnewsgroup.com.

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