nameplate35The McCook Gazette is looking for a reporter to join its sports team. The successful candidate will:
• Be responsible for sports content for Monday-Friday afternoon newspaper and newspaper web site
• Cover all local and regional sports activities including 15 high schools and one community college
• Design, manage photos and assist in paginating the sports pages
• Write deadline game stories
• Shoot photos
• Recruit & oversee stringers, helping them to develop into productive writers and photographers
• Maintain regular contacts and relationships with coaches, players and athletic officials
McCook is located in southwest Nebraska, 275 miles east of Denver and 290 miles west of Omaha. It is a rural community where high school sports is king. Send resume, cover letter, and clips to Shary Skiles, sskiles@ocsmccook.com or mail to Publisher, McCook Gazette, PO Box 1268, McCook, NE 69001.