Job openings at Detroit News: Sports, news and business reporters; assistant city editor
These are the current job openings available at The Detroit News:
ASSISTANT CITY EDITOR
The Detroit News is seeking a dynamic editor who can help cover one of the newsiest states in America from the epicenter of much of that news. The News is an award-winning news operation that serves millions of unique visitors every month. A qualified candidate should have excellent news judgment, a firm grasp of storytelling and a strong desire to own coverage on the stories that matter most. This person will work with a collaborating group of editors and lead a team of reporters in developing content for digital and print media, focusing on winning the news battle in Metro Detroit and the rest of Michigan. Direct inquiries to Managing Editor Kevin J. Hardy at firstname.lastname@example.org with "assistant city editor" in the subject field.
DETROIT PISTONS BEAT REPORTER
The Detroit News is seeking a sports reporter to cover the Detroit Pistons, a young team that appears to be on the rise in the NBA behind one of the game’s young stars in Cade Cunningham. We’re not looking for a reporter just to cover games and tell readers who won and who lost. We’re looking for a reporter who can break news and develop stories that go beyond box scores. Preferred candidates will have a minimum of two years on a college or professional beat. Applicants should provide a resume, work samples and references to Sports Editor Daren Tomhave at email@example.com with "Detroit Pistons beat reporter" in the subject field.
GENERAL ASSIGNMENT NEWS REPORTER
The Detroit News seeks an aggressive and inquisitive reporter to join its dedicated team of journalists. The selected candidate will be expected to generate a wide range of stories that delve into critical issues relevant to our Michigan readership and be able to do fast-paced reporting to break stories on a variety of subjects. Applicants should provide a cover letter, resume, work samples and references to Metro Editor Richard Burr at firstname.lastname@example.org with "news reporter" in the subject field.
GENERAL ASSIGNMENT BUSINESS REPORTER
The Detroit News seeks a determined and curious business reporter to join its dedicated team of journalists. The successful candidate will be expected to generate compelling enterprise stories on Michigan's companies and business leaders that delve into critical issues relevant to our readership, and be able to do fast-paced reporting to break stories on a variety of subjects with our award-winning business team. Comfort working collaboratively is strongly desired. Applicants should provide a cover letter, resume, work samples and references to Senior Editor/Business & Columnist Daniel Howes at email@example.com with "business reporter" in the subject field.
GENERAL ASSIGNMENT SPORTS REPORTER
The Detroit News is seeking an energetic and enterprising sports reporter who’s ready to cover just about everything in one of the best sports towns in the country. Pro sports? There’s plenty, with the Lions, Tigers, Red Wings and Pistons calling Detroit home, as well as the PGA Tour, NASCAR and IndyCar making annual stops in our region. College sports? We have that, too, with Big Ten universities Michigan and Michigan State churning out nationally ranked programs. We’re seeking a self-starting general assignment reporter who’s not only willing to cover it all on our award-winning staff, but also willing to develop enterprise stories that go beyond the box scores. Applicants should provide a resume, work samples and references to Sports Editor Daren Tomhave at firstname.lastname@example.org with "sports reporter" in the subject field.
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