The Herald-Mail is seeking an energetic individual to join our dynamic news team as a part-time Sports Reporter. This person must be a quick learner, social media savvy and have a passion for telling the stories behind local high school sports.

The Sports Reporter will cover local sports several nights a week, including weekends. We are seeking a reporter with outstanding writing and reporting skills. The successful candidate must have strong communication skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines. The ability to shoot and edit photos and videos is essential.

Essential Functions:

-Write and report on assigned local sports team
-Maintain contacts and knowledge of local area sports
-Enterprise compelling sports stories
-Post and update stories on the web
-Post video and photo galleries on the web to enhance your stories
-Engage readers through social media such as Facebook and Twitter
-Willingness to report sports on-air
-Perform other job related duties as assigned

Experience / Skills

Experience & Requirements:

-Sports writing and reporting experience is preferred
-A bachelor's degree in journalism or related field, or equivalent work experience, is preferred
-A satisfactory driving record is required