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Monday, September 28, 2015

Blogging job

The Dallas Morning News is looking for a new Oklahoma sports blogger to cover football and men’s basketball for
The job entails covering all aspects of the team, including aggregating local and national content, transcribing radio interviews, providing analysis and covering games and breaking news.
The ideal candidate is an Oklahoma student or recent grad who has a strong grasp of AP style and news judgment. A flair for writing clickable headlines is a must, as is fair and balanced reporting. Deadline writing and the ability to turn around breaking news quickly is an essential requirement of the job. Candidates must be willing to blog during weekends and nights and attend media availability.
The blogger, who is expected to write about 30 articles per month, will begin in early October, and work through May 31, 2016. Pay is $300 per month. There also will be opportunities to have stories featured in the print edition of The Dallas Morning News.
Email cover letter, resume and a variety of writing samples by Sept. 30 to Tommy Magelssen at

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