Sports Reporter (Central Maine)

The Morning Sentinel newspaper in Waterville and Kennebec Journal newspaper in Augusta are seeking an enterprising and energetic journalist to join its sports reporting staff for the Maine papers and This reporter will cover high school and collegiate sports games in the greater Augusta and Waterville area while devoting time to important regional issues, features and enterprise projects.

Waterville is an up-and-coming city in the heart of central Maine that is experiencing a downtown renaissance with multimillion-dollar investments in economic development and the arts/culture, while surrounding communities offer an array of outdoors and recreation attractions.

The reporter must have:

  • Excellent reporting and writing skills
  • Sense of urgency that compels them to beat the competition on developing news
  • Comfort with a digital-first environment
  • Proven ability to file stories on deadline
  • Experience rounding out stories with depth and context.
  • Applicants must also be willing to work nights and weekends.

We offer:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Short/Long Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k with company match

Applicants should email a cover letter, resume and up to five writing samples to Sports Editor Bill Stewart at: [email protected].

A division of MaineToday Media, the Morning Sentinel prides itself on watchdog journalism and high standards of professionalism. We are an EEO employer.