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Nashville, TN, USA Req #8549

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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The Tennessean is searching for a sports reporter to write enterprise and cover recruiting.

The selected candidate will join an award-winning, statewide network which won 22 national Associated Press Sports Editors honors in the past year. The hire will primarily write enterprise stories across all sports of interest to the Nashville and state market, and also produce multimedia content. Coverage of recruiting will also be expected.

He/she will work in one of the fastest-growing cities in the country, which is home to NFL and NHL teams as well as an SEC school. The chosen candidate will have a role in backing up these beats on an as-needed basis.

The Tennessean is the state's largest newsroom and Tennessean.com has the most visitors, page views and engagement in the state.

At least two years of experience in sports reporting is required.

Valid Drivers License required for this position.

Must be willing and able to pass a basic background check and drug screening.

Application Instructions:

When applying, please include a single document with as much of the following as possible:

a brief cover letter explaining your interest and fit for the position, your updated resume, and portfolio/clips/links to a few samples of your work. It's important that these items be assembled into a single document, preferably in PDF format. The application will only allow one document upload. Completing these steps will ensure that you receive the highest consideration.

We offer a competitive base salary and career growth opportunities. We also offer you a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, Paid Time Off, Company Paid Holidays, employee discount programs and domestic partner benefits. Our 401(k) is top-notch and the contributions you make up to the first 5% are eligible for a 100% company match.

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Gannett Co., is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status.


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