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Location: Junction City, KS
The Daily Union in Junction City, KS, is seeking a full-time editorial staff member who has a variety of skills to offer. Responsibilities will include covering sports at local high schools, youth athletics, feature writing, photography and designing both sports and news pages. We publish three days a week and our focus is local sports and news, but we also utilize AP copy and photos for our college and professional level sports coverage and state, national and international news.
The ideal candidate will have strong sports writing, photography, excellent page design skills using InDesign and be a self starter. We also engage readers across a variety of platforms and this position requires the candidate to write for the newspaper and website as well as utilize social media to promote The Daily Union. This position requires evening work most nights and some weekend work when there are games to cover.
This is a great opportunity for a journalist looking to work for a strong community newspaper and learn from experienced editors who have been sports reporters and sports editors before. College degree in print journalism or related field preferred. Junction City is a community made up of 23,000 residents and is at the door of Fort Riley in Kansas’ north-central Flint Hills. The Daily Union offers a competitive compensation package including medical/dental insurance, paid holidays, paid vacation and 401(k).
Please email resume and three writing samples to managing editor Lisa Seiser at firstname.lastname@example.org. AND MENTION GORKANA WHEN APPLYING!