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Sports Writer

The Ottumwa (Iowa) Courier, a five-day-a-week newspaper, is seeking applications for a full-time sports writer in our award-winning newsroom.

Ottumwa is situated on the Des Moines River, the Courier covers eight area high schools, outdoor activities and Indian Hills Community College sports teams. Subscriptions circulate in Iowa and Missouri.



The sports writer is responsible for gathering and editing daily content for our sports section and our website. This position requires strong reporting and photography skills as well as previous experience working in newspaper journalism. The right person will be a part of a two-person team covering sports in south central Iowa.



Coverage area includes high school sports, as well as the local community college. Sharp writing and AP style knowledge are a must and multimedia experience is a plus. The Ottumwa Courier has won several awards in recent years in state, regional and national contests.

The Ottumwa Courier publishes five days a week, Thursday through Saturday. This is a full-time position with a comprehensive benefits package. 

Submit resume, cover letter and examples of your work to Wanda Moeller, publisher/editor at wmoeller@ottumwacourier.com The Ottumwa Courier is an equal opportunity employer.
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PostedJuly 25, 2017