JOB: Sports writer in MS

Outdoor Market: jobThe Meridian (Miss.) Star is seeking a talented sports writer with pagination experience. Familiarity with sports writing is a must. The successful candidate will possess layout skills, with experience in QuarkXpress preferred. The sports writer will be an integral part of The Star’s two-man sports team, which is responsible for covering 19 high schools, as well as college sports. The Star’s increasing emphasis on youth sports means the person hired must be willing to cover area youth soccer and baseball games as needed. The sports writer will also be required to write occasionally for the news department. Some weekend work will be required.
Send your resume and three writing samples to The Meridian Star editor Michael Stewart at

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