Sports News Assistant
USA TODAY - Iowa City, IA

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The Iowa City Press-Citizen Media has an opening for a part-time sports news assistant to help with coverage of high school and University of Iowa sporting events. Duties include writing the weekly Athlete of the Week feature; compiling information from coaches and other sources to write short stories about that day’s events; writing prep previews and gathering other sports information as needed. We're looking for someone with a good working knowledge of sports, who can work evening shifts on weeknights and weekends.

High school diploma required and college courses in journalism preferred. Experience with media/sports environment required. Experience in a news environment preferred. Qualified candidates need to send resume, cover letter and samples of their work.

The Iowa City Press-Citizen is committed to diversity and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Employment is contingent on passing a pre-employment, post-offer drug screen and acceptable motor vehicle record.


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