Landmark Community Newspapers
  • Anderson News
  • Lawrenceburg, KY, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

LCNI offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and paid time off benefits.


Sports Editor
The Anderson News
Lawrenceburg, Kentucky

The Anderson News is looking for a sports editor. The weekly paper is located in Lawrenceburg, Ky., in Bluegrass Country and the heart of the Bourbon Trail. The newspaper offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and paid time off benefits. The newspaper can also be found online at www.theandersonnews.com.

 Qualifications:

  • Degree in journalism or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of AP style and libel law
  • Good photography skills and knowledge of Photoshop
  • Proficient in the use of Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign, to design the sports section on a weekly basis
  • Experience and drive to use social media
  • Possess flair to drive new ideas for local sports coverage
  • Ability to work independently with superior results
  • Be available for coverage of night and weekend games
  • Must have valid driver's license and reliable transportation

 Essential Functions:

  • Write crisp, accurate and compelling stories, headlines and photo captions
  • Write a mixture of game stories and feature stories for the sports pages
  • Meet established deadlines of the newspaper
  • Develop relationships with area coaches to facilitate the flow of information to the newspaper
  • Shoot clear and compelling photos
  • Design the sports section using InDesign
  • Write, oversee and design outdoor pages using InDesign
  • Design and lay out weekly sports pages and other pages as needed
  • Load stories and photos onto the website
  • Produce non-sports news and features as required
  • The sports editor position is a full-time exempt position

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