Sports Reporter

Manitoban newspaperPhoto by Carolyne Kroeker.

Position: Sports Reporter
Company: The Manitoban
Salary: $160 biweekly
Term: September 2018 – April 2019

About the position: The sports reporter will be expected to attend and recap U of M Bison sports events, interview coaches and players, and occasionally cover local professional sports. A sound knowledge of sports is a must. Preference will be given to candidates with a keen interest in university athletics. Reporters are expected to produce two (2) articles, or the equivalent of 1,500 words, per issue of the Manitoban.

Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate must enjoy writing and have a good understanding of the English language and Canadian Press writing style.
  • Experience with regular assignment deadlines is also an asset.
  • Applicants should currently be a student or have been a student in the past two years.
  • No prior experience necessary.

How to apply: Send a resume, cover letter, and three (3) writing samples to hiring@themanitoban.com by 11:59 p.m. Sept. 28, 2018.