Lead Sports Reporter

Lead Sports Reporter

The Lead Sports Reporter is required to exhibit strong writing skills in sports. They should be able to write multiple stories within one to two days, and thus are required to have good time management, confidence in interviewing and diligence to ensure their work is factually correct. Due to the nature of the sections, the Lead Sports Reporter should be able to attend and cover sporting events. They must also:

  • Cover last-minute stories for the respective section editor;
  • Assist in coverage during games;
  • Contribute at least one-two stories each week;
  • Utilize social media, such as Twitter, in their coverage;
  • Attend All-Cord meetings;
  • When using social media in regards to The Cord or WLUSP, the reporter is expected to conduct themselves in a respectful and professional manner

Applicants are expected to provide two (2) sample pieces of writing that are preferably sports-related.