Sports Clerk – Part Time

The Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram seeks a part-time sports clerk to gather sports information and produce capsules and other material for the sports section.

This position is ideal for someone who is looking to get a start in sports journalism. Knowledge of sports, especially local school sports is ideal.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Taking game scores and statistics by phone and email from coaches and other sources.
  • Compiling capsules for game roundups.
  • Responsible for going through the stream of sports emails that come in and passing them along as appropriate.
  • Rewriting material from press releases and preparing capsules

Requirements:

  • Weekend and evening availability
  • Access to a computer and high-speed reliable internet
  • Knowledge of sports – particularly local Maine high school and college sports
  • Clear and precise writing skills with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to meet deadlines

Please send a resume and cover letter to Sports Editor, Don Coulter at [email protected]

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