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High School Sports Reporter

Company: Gannett
Location: Barnstable
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to empowering communities to thrive. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of millions with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services.

Our current portfolio of media assets includes USA TODAY, local media organizations in 46 states in the U.S., and Newsquest, a wholly owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom with more than 120 local news media brands. Gannett also owns the digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, Inc., UpCurve, Inc., and WordStream, Inc., which are marketed under the LOCALiQ brand, and runs the largest media-owned events business in the U.S., USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures.

To connect with us, visit www.gannett.com.

High School Sports Reporter

The Cape Cod Times, part of Gannett Inc. and the USA TODAY NETWORK, is seeking a reporter to cover high school sports. This reporter will join a team committed to serving an audience hungry for increased local sports content. We are looking for a reporter who can produce quality, unique content that will drive readers to the site and lead to subscription sales. The reporter will be expected to report sports news, create weekly features and analysis for our current and potential subscribers, cover live sporting events and produce enterprise stories and compelling features that provide exceptional storytelling, context and analysis.

Responsibilities
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The reporter will be expected to report news, create weekly features and analysis for our current and potential subscribers, cover live sporting events and produce enterprise stories and compelling features that provide exceptional storytelling, context and analysis

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Primary focus will be on high school sports

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Be a curious, assertive, flexible and self-starting journalist who jumps to report on breaking news and trending topics with urgency

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Develop sources among athletic directors, coaches, athletes and parents

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Give particular attention to developing relationships with these sources in underserved districts to ensure high school sports coverage in diverse, inclusive and equitable

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Be adept at using social media, especially Twitter and Instagram, to generate interest in and promote new content

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Optimize stories for target audience groups using SEO and metrics information

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  • A valid driver's license, reliable transportation, and the minimum liability insurance required by state lawWe are eager to learn more about you and how you fit this role. When you apply, don't limit your upload to a resume; show us what you've done. To do so, put together a single document file that includes the following: Your resume - one to two pages; A cover letter that outlines how you would approach the job; Links to 3-6 online samples of your work. It is important that these items be assembled into a single document and uploaded in PDF format. Completing these steps will ensure that your application receives the highest consideration.

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    Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. As such, we will consider all qualified applicants for employment and do not discriminate in connection with employment decisions on the basis of an applicant or employee's race, color, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status, personal appearance (including height and weight), sexual orientation, family responsibilities, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy status (including childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), education, genetic characteristics or information, political affiliation, military or veteran status or other classifications protected by applicable federal, state and local laws in the jurisdictions where Gannett employs employees. In addition, Gannett Co., Inc. will provide applicants who require a reasonable accommodation, as a result of an applicant's disability or religion, to complete this employment application and/or any other process in connection with an individuals' application for employment with Gannett Co., Inc. Applicants who require such accommodation should contact Gannett Co., Inc.'s Recruitment Department at Recruit@gannett.com.

Keywords: Gannett, Nantucket , High School Sports Reporter, Advertising , Barnstable, Massachusetts

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