Lee Enterprises

Sports Editor

The Columbus Telegram, a Lee Enterprises Inc. publication, is seeking a full-time sports editor to handle and coordinate sports coverage for the community and surrounding area. Coverage includes stories for the Telegram, Schuyler Sun and David City Banner Press. The editor in this role plans content and works with other staff, photographers/videographers and freelancers to cover and assign a wide array of sports and recreational activities in the community. The sports editor is also directly involved in live coverage and producing photos, videos and stories for local sporting events. The successful candidate will be skilled in editing, coaching reporters, writing, photography, videography and social media and will be innovative to increase and enhance our digital sports offerings. If you have these skills and are a talented writer who can develop compelling, timely, well-sourced sports stories and meet deadlines this may be the role for you! Preference will be given to candidates with a degree in journalism and/or two or more years covering sports. Good editing judgment is a must. Evening and weekend work is required.

15 September 2022