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1. Layout

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Here's how Layout is used in Sports Editor jobs:
  • Covered all sports for readership-Wrote all local sports articles-Produced layout of sports section-Photographed athletic events
  • Developed and executed story concepts according to newsprint layout parameters and design guidelines.
  • Developed layout of the Cumberland University weekly newspaper.
  • Conducted interviews, configured graphics, and performed layout for the sports section of the University of Minnesota-Morris weekly campus newspaper.
  • Covered and wrote sports stories and handled all page layout for high school sports for three school systems in Valley County.
  • Headed design and layout of the sports section in addition to being a staff copy-editor for both print and web editions.
  • Oversee creation and editing of all photography, page layout and writing for twice weekly community paper and daily web updates.
  • Worked 20 hours weekly writing, editing, generating, and assigning stories along with designing the four to six-page layout.
  • Managed writing staff, assigned story assignments, wrote articles and covered events, designed the layout using Quark Express.
  • Designed Sports Spread's layout, created spreads for multiple sports, and edited other people's work on sports spreads
  • Designed the layout for the sports section of the school newspaper and led a team of writers in writing articles.
  • Create ideas for special preview sections for local sports seasons, including story and photography assignments, design and layout.
  • Delegate all assignments, edit finished pieces and design layout of sports section as well as providing written content.
  • Led design and layout team for Sports Section through initial layout and story editing process to final product.
  • Concentrated closely on the layout and design of the sports section, looking to maximize its visual appeal.
  • Worked with the designer to draft layout, wrote feature article, and compiled and edited additional copy.
  • Created new template and layout for the sports section when the paper transferred to a new tabloid format.
  • Edit, proofread and assist in layout of agate and wrap pages, including writing high school wraps.
  • Explored potential stories, assigned stories to staff writers, and designed the layout of the sports section.
  • Assigned stories to reporters, heavily involved in newspaper editing, production, layout and distribution process.

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2. News Stories

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Here's how News Stories is used in Sports Editor jobs:
  • Produced and edited news stories for 90 minute evening show, 11pm show, and numerous special projects.
  • Total responsibility for Sports and Education sections of weekly newspaper, including 2-3 additional news stories per week.
  • Work with Word and Excel, assign stories to other staff writers, cover current news stories.
  • Designed and laid out 2-3 sports pages weekly and edited news stories for content and clarity.
  • Composed, edited and prioritized feature, profile, game and news stories for publication.
  • Covered Cherokee County cops and courts beat while covering other news stories as needed.
  • 92683Assigned news stories to staff writers and copy edited stories from all sections.
  • Worked closely and effectively with various departments on major and breaking news events.
  • Worked as staff photographer, covering news stories in our coverage range.
  • Work closely with reporters and anchors to prepare complete news stories.
  • Published more than 300 news stories and articles in four years.
  • Volunteered to write several news stories to help the team.
  • Covered and reported various news stories for the university.
  • Covered college athletics and news events around campus.
  • Covered local news events and wrote feature stories.
  • Worked under strict deadlines to produce news stories.
  • Covered sporting events, which included wrestling and night/weekend football games, features and hard news events.
  • Prepare collegiate sports news stories each week Each week specific criteria and content must be written by set deadlines
  • Assigned sports stories Edited stories for grammatical errors and sports content Developed news stories
  • Coordinate coverage of sporting events Write nightly game recaps Post daily breaking news stories Send alerts and set sports editorial calendar

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3. Sports Coverage

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Here's how Sports Coverage is used in Sports Editor jobs:
  • Revitalized section with aggressive approach to sports coverage and provocative and useful page design.
  • Transitioned from professional sports coverage to localized, university sports coverage
  • Directed growth of sports coverage, including the addition of two major-league spring training teams and increased prominence of UA basketball.
  • Coordinated sports coverage for magazine on sports, health, and fitness; free distribution to 10,000 high school students.
  • Coordinated all local sports coverage by staff members and free-lance correspondents, and prepared the payout of the sports pages.
  • Engineered and directed the newspaper's high school spring sports coverage and the content of the high school sports section.
  • Serve as Contributor to the sister publication, Christian County Headliner, which requires coordination of all sports coverage.
  • Directed sports coverage for five publications in the Lake Norman area, including managing a two-person staff and freelancers.
  • Handled all local and area sports coverage, edited all copy and designed two-page section on daily basis.
  • Planned weekly sports coverage budget, including delegating assignments with freelance writers and photo coverage of area sports.
  • Collaborated with sister publication and recruited freelance writers to provide wide-ranging sports coverage of Ottawa, IL.
  • Planned news and sports coverage for the 2009 Tour of California that integrated print and Web coverage.
  • Earned third place from the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association for best sports coverage for a weekly newspaper.
  • Managed a group of writers in sports coverage consisting of regional high schools and numerous community events.
  • Worked with area coaches, administrators to improve sports coverage for area covering three entire counties.
  • Managed and executed all sports coverage, including games, features, columns and other news.
  • Exerted a dedicated effort toward complete sports coverage, from the high school to professional levels.
  • Generated fresh content and designed five pages of sports coverage in newspaper on a weekly basis.
  • Ensured sports coverage of four area high schools and communities, including covering events myself.
  • Supervised both news and sports coverage of the 2009 Tour of California.

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4. Daily Newspaper

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Here's how Daily Newspaper is used in Sports Editor jobs:
  • Managed a 22-member staff for metropolitan daily newspaper including personnel deployment, editorial content and strategic planning.
  • Supervised 15-person sports department at largest daily newspaper in suburban Philadelphia.
  • Researched, edited, and proofed all college and professional sports results on deadline each night at Ohio largest daily newspaper.
  • Managed staff of 10 full-time and 6 part-time reporters, copy editors and page designers on a deadline-driven seven-day daily newspaper.
  • Earned award for third best Sports Column from the Florida Press Association for non-daily newspapers, circulation 9,000-15,000 in 2007.
  • Coordinated coverage, wrote and edited stories, and designed sports section for 10,000-circulation daily newspaper in Bryan, Ohio.
  • Produced award-winning articles and designs for a mid-level Midwestern daily newspaper with 14,000 subscribers and uncountable online audience.
  • Managed a small sports department and covered 11 high schools plus an NAIA university for small daily newspaper.
  • Managed a department of as many as 13 reporters and editors who produced a daily newspaper sports section.
  • Coordinated sports vision with local, state and national news and with advertising for a complete daily newspaper.
  • Planned daily and advance coverage for Sports and Outdoors section of daily newspaper (under 40,000 circulation).
  • Covered local, college and professional sports teams for daily newspaper; managed staff of three freelance writers.
  • Led a four-person sports staff at a 16,000-circulation daily newspaper, planning coverage and laying out pages.
  • Launched and managed sports department for daily newspaper, The Daily Independent, in Conway, NH.
  • Reported on five area high schools and local Idaho State University for a six-day daily newspaper.
  • Supervised and scheduled a staff of four full-timers and four to six part-timers for daily newspaper.
  • Managed a department of eight reporters and editors for Vermont's largest daily newspaper.
  • Staff reporter, sports editor, entertainment writer and police reporter for daily newspaper.
  • Run all aspects of sports department for daily newspaper in Lake Charles, La.
  • Managed day-to-day duties of an award-winning sports staff at a six-day daily newspaper.

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5. Indesign

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Here's how Indesign is used in Sports Editor jobs:
  • Copy-edited daily InDesign pages with stories and award-winning photography.
  • Worked in InDesign to lay out sports pages every night and sat down with writers to edit their stories.
  • Designed sports section, which consisted of 4-8 pages twice a week, using Quark and InDesign.
  • Arranged lineup of stories for publication in a readable order using InDesign, balancing neatness and pertinence.
  • Edited pages with InDesign, and hosted a radio show and television show twice a week.
  • Worked with InDesign software to organize, place and design pages for weekly print editions.
  • Designed sports section of Banner Graphic with InDesign on deadline while updating website and Twitter.
  • Compiled all content, edited stories, wrote headlines and paginated pages using Adobe InDesign.
  • Assisted the Sports Editor with laying out the sports section using Adobe InDesign.
  • Designed pages, including fronts for news and sports, using Adobe InDesign
  • Created weekly budgets for stories and laid out pages using Adobe InDesign.
  • Assign stories to reporters, lay articles out on page with InDesign.
  • Use Adobe InDesign to create and format two-page weekly sports section.
  • Designed, created and maintained the sports section using Adobe InDesign.
  • Applied Adobe InDesign expertise to design newspaper's sports pages.
  • Used InDesign software to edit and process the school paper.
  • Managed anthology pages for the Sports section using Adobe InDesign.
  • Worked with software including Prestige, InDesign and Adobe PhotoShop.
  • Designed and laid-out the entire sports section using Adobe InDesign.
  • Organize and complete designated page layouts using InDesign.

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6. High Schools

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Here's how High Schools is used in Sports Editor jobs:
  • Covered and wrote sports section for high schools and 2 junior colleges, while networking other area schools for more copy
  • Cover four high schools and college athletic program, Indiana Pacers, Indianapolis Colts and races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
  • Covered three high schools and three middle schools, as well as local country club and miscellaneous other local sports.
  • Planned coverage for four high schools and the programs that fed into them, as well as one college.
  • Cover three local high schools and a junior college, as well as community leagues, teams and activities.
  • Manage a staff of five writers, which help cover seven high schools and Bowling Green State University athletics.
  • Covered all sports at five separate high schools as well as interviews with each coach and athletic director.
  • Directed coverage of local high schools; local and regional colleges; Carolina Panthers; and outdoor sports.
  • Provided consistent coverage for five high schools and all major area sporting events in the page C section.
  • Reported on area communities, the four area high schools, middle schools, and local recreation departments.
  • Edited, reported, took photos for weekly sports section covering outdoor recreation and five high schools.
  • Scheduled and coordinated print and online coverage of more than 75 area high schools and 4 colleges.
  • Covered five high schools, an NCAA Division II university and a junior college's basketball programs.
  • Covered sports for 20 area high schools, one Division III college and a Division I university.
  • Planned the daily coverage of high school sports in a readership area that included 45 high schools.
  • Researched, composed and designed seasonal sports guides, showcasing all sports at four area high schools.
  • Covered 11 high schools and one Division II college as a part of the coverage area.
  • Dedicated to producing high-value, compelling web and print content focused on several high schools.
  • Provided coverage on all boys and girls sports for eight high schools and one college.
  • Organized coverage for 10 high schools and 1 junior college in three-county coverage area.

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7. Editorial Staff

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Here's how Editorial Staff is used in Sports Editor jobs:
  • Confer with management and editorial staff members regarding placement and emphasis of developing sports stories.
  • Work alongside fellow editorial staff in improving newspaper and provide meaningful and unique coverage of campus related news and events.
  • Managed a staff of 17 student workers and supervised all departments of the editorial staff as Editor.
  • Organized material, and wrote stories according to prescribed editorial style and standards.
  • Worked as part of the editorial staff and helped design sports page.
  • Organized and assign stories to editorial staff and part-time sports statisticians.
  • Instructed editorial staff for transition from Mac to PC.
  • Created web design and editorial style of campus newspaper.
  • Directed weekly editorial staff meetings and represented The Capaha Arrow at university functions and conferences.
  • Performed editorial staff management, copyediting, and photography.
  • Conducted section meetings Assigned and edited articles Collaborated with editorial staff

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8. Twitter

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Here's how Twitter is used in Sports Editor jobs:
  • Developed and implemented strategy for digital and web reporting, including Twitter and Facebook.
  • Maintain social media presence for The Courier on Facebook and Twitter updating readers on upcoming stories and providing real-time game results.
  • Helped the newspaper move from just a print-only product to a fully-social website, along with a Twitter and Facebook presence.
  • Updated the section's Facebook and Twitter account, as well as uploaded all articles on the newspaper's website.
  • Assigned stories to writers and implanted the use of Twitter for breaking news and live coverage of sporting events.
  • Developed large following on social media through the use of Twitter and Facebook to provide live updates of events.
  • Implemented a web-first approach and a social media emphasis, starting the sports section s first Twitter account.
  • Boost multimedia presence by publishing content on the newspaper's website, Facebook, and Twitter feed.
  • Started social media movement with sports Twitter page; instrumental in posting content on newspaper Facebook page.
  • Introduced the use of social media, particularly Twitter, to provide in-game updates and breaking news.
  • Planned out day-to-day schedule, cultivated relationships with sources throughout the community and started a Twitter feed.
  • Maintained a weekly blog for men's hockey and maintained a Twitter profile with over 1,000 followers.
  • Have grown both Twitter and Facebook accounts as well as developed an ever expanding web audience.
  • Spearheaded social media campaign to build a larger readership through Twitter, Facebook and live blogs.
  • Updated website on a daily basis while utilizing Twitter and Facebook to update news and scores.
  • Managed and posted stories and news to various social media sites including Facebook and Twitter.
  • Live tweet during games and manage the sports staffs' posts to Facebook and Twitter.
  • Gained experience in sports photography as well as using Twitter and other social media.
  • Manage all Social Media, including Twitter and launching the Pendulum Sports Facebook page.
  • Managed and wrote copy for multiple company social media accounts on Twitter and Facebook.

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9. Staff Members

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Here's how Staff Members is used in Sports Editor jobs:
  • Mentored staff members, four of which received the OPSWA Weekly Newspaper Division Writer of the Year award.
  • Assigned stories to staff members as well as assisting them with story angles and source interaction.
  • Assigned duties to other staff members, and coached younger members to help their growth.
  • Managed a staff of three full-time staff members and numerous part-time writers.
  • Handled all recruiting, interviewing and hiring of new staff members.
  • Hired, assigned and edited work for freelance staff members.
  • Assigned stories to be written to freelance staff members.
  • Managed two full-time staff members and several stringers.
  • Directed two full-time staff members and several correspondents.
  • Edited and assigned sports stories to staff members.
  • Managed all sports-related content and staff members.
  • Maintained positive working relationships with all coaches and athletic department staff members as well as universityofficials.
  • Correspond with staff members to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Trained staff members regarding customer service protocol, problem-solving resolution, and internet research techniques. "
  • Lead a team of three staff members for the award winning Sub Turri publication.
  • Prepare check list and call sheets) Delegate daily assignments to staff members for the day's sporting events coverage.

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10. Game Coverage

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Here's how Game Coverage is used in Sports Editor jobs:
  • Interviewed athletes, coaches, administrators, in various sports and wrote feature and game coverage articles weekly for publication.
  • Provide game coverage of local high school and middle school sporting events, including story and photographs.
  • Provided additional coverage of preps sports, including game coverage, feature stories and enterprise stories.
  • Experience in writing articles, features, opinions, briefs, and game coverage.
  • Involved game coverage, press conferences, analysis, and column writing
  • Reported and wrote stories, including game coverage and sports features.
  • Provide game coverage, feature stories and trend pieces.
  • Originate content through game coverage, features and columns.
  • Produced game coverage, features, and videos.
  • Write game coverage, preview and feature stories for 6,000 circ.

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11. Freelance Writers

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Here's how Freelance Writers is used in Sports Editor jobs:
  • Supervised a staff of seven and coordinated coverage of eight regular freelance contributors.
  • Coordinated coverage with managing editor and two freelance writers.
  • Managed six-figure travel budget, recruited and coached full- and part-time employees and freelance writers.
  • Managed part-time sports writer and four freelance writers, and coverage of eight area schools.
  • Supervised two staff writers, an intern, as well as numerous freelance writers.
  • Managed a staff of one sportswriter, three freelance writers, and two interns.
  • Lead team of seven full-time employees, as well as roster of freelance writers.
  • Coordinated and tracked schedules for two full-time writers and four freelance writers/photographers.
  • Edited copy of freelance writers and other sports editors for weekly publication.
  • Supervised a staff of two full-timers and 7-8 freelance writers and photographers.
  • Managed and edited assignments from as many as eight freelance writers.
  • Managed a staff of four reporters plus several freelance writers.
  • Assign and edit articles for three freelance writers and photographers.
  • Managed a staff of sports writers and freelance writers.
  • Coordinated freelance writers and worked with interns.
  • Assigned articles for freelance writers.
  • Served as primary sports writer of all three publications and managed any contributed material from freelance writers/photographers or press releases.
  • Schedule freelance writers to assist with coverage.Report on government and civic news in community.
  • Coordinate freelance writers and photographers Compile and edit weekly budget of stories Assume all duties of previous position

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12. Sports Staff

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Here's how Sports Staff is used in Sports Editor jobs:
  • Supervised three-member sports staff and became an award-winning photographer
  • Supervised sports staff, performed managerial duties, handled day-to-day operations of sports department, conducted performance reviews and associate scheduling.
  • Assumed daily operations of four-person sports staffs (including three stringers) for 21,000-ciculation newspaper in northern New Mexico.
  • Managed sports staff -- including 10 reporters, producers and interns -- responsible for content creation and design.
  • Supervised sports staff of 20 writers and editors, which included delegating responsibilities to assistant sports editors.
  • Managed sports staff, which included assigning stories, editing content and section in print edition.
  • Have done scheduling for a sports staff of 31 and a metro staff of 20.
  • Worked across departments to ensure coordination between sports staff, photography staff and news staff.
  • Increased Sports staff section from three writers to 12 in first semester as editor.
  • Shared management of four-person sports staff plus stringers, designed pages and assigned photos.
  • Led, managed, supervised and fulfilled the assignments for a five-person Sports staff.
  • Assist and guide sports staff writers with whatever they may need assistance with.
  • Managed award-winning six-person sports staff, which included editing and writing duties.
  • Organized and distributed assignments to a sports staff of over 10 members.
  • Manage the operations of the sports staff on a daily basis.
  • Organized all aspects of sports staff and section in weekly newspaper.
  • Supervised sports staff, trained subordinates and freelancers in work.
  • Managed and oversaw entire sports staff of weekly newspaper.
  • Hired a sports staff with my fellow sports editor.
  • Expanded sports staff from two to five writers

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13. Photoshop

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Here's how Photoshop is used in Sports Editor jobs:
  • Used QuarkXPress, BaseView, and Photoshop daily to paginate a four- to eight-page section.
  • Applied color correction and cropping techniques to all sports photos using Adobe Photoshop.
  • Use of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator as well as correct punctuation and grammar.
  • Photographed sporting events with DSLR and edited images for publication with Photoshop.
  • Photograph local sporting events and edit all pictures in Adobe Photoshop.
  • Edit photographs taken with personal Nikon camera on Adobe Photoshop.
  • Formatted and uploaded all sports related pictures using Adobe Photoshop.
  • Gained experience with Quark and with Photoshop.
  • Take and edit photographs using Adobe Photoshop.
  • Convert multiple word documents and Photoshop jpeg photos into a single Quark document.
  • Isupervised two reporters and two columnists, in addition to handling the vast majority of pagination usingInDesign and Photoshop.
  • Managed online and print products at numerous publications.Technology Microsoft Office.. Adobe Photoshop Wordpress Movie Maker QuarkXpress.

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14. Instagram

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Here's how Instagram is used in Sports Editor jobs:
  • Promoted articles that was published through various social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter.)
  • Recognized by Missouri Broadcasters Association for O-Zone Instagram work with a 2017 Social Media Star award (runner-up).
  • Helped promote business through social media sites like Facebook and Instagram.
  • Post to Nonpareil accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media platforms.
  • Created and implemented a Snapchat account for the organization and created creative, engaging content for Instagram.
  • Maintained social media presence on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterConducted interviews with sourcesWrote local sports stories and took photographs

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15. Facebook

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Here's how Facebook is used in Sports Editor jobs:
  • Delivered live reports from site of UFC events from various parts of the country through radio shows Twitter and Facebook page.
  • Used social media including Twitter and Facebook to report from games, share stories and interact with readers.
  • Increased Facebook followers 300%, increased return visitors to blog from 10% to >45%.
  • Managed The Ski Channel's social media accounts daily, such as Facebook, Twitter, etc.
  • Controlled all aspects of social media including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube accounts.
  • Updated and maintained Facebook page which had reach of over 40,000 while building the Friday night football social media presence.

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16. Local Sports

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Here's how Local Sports is used in Sports Editor jobs:
  • Awarded second place for Best Local Sports Column in the 2010 Better Newspaper Contest, hosted by the Alabama Press Association.
  • Cover local sports events, feature writing, photography, editing community content, interaction with readers, athletes and coaches.
  • Improved local sports section was a key reason why the paper gained more than 1,000 new subscribers in one-year span.
  • Reported on local sports, covered University of Oregon sports and the 2016 Olympic Trials for Track & Field.
  • Edited sports section of small hometown newspaper and served as a one-man staff, covering and photographing local sports.
  • Helped set up our coverage of local sports to be the most comprehensive in years at the newspaper.
  • Space allotted for sports doubled from previous year, and copy devoted to local sports more than tripled.
  • Introduced video production elements, including video stories about crew, women's basketball and other local sports.
  • Edit all local sports copy and prepare press releases for publication according to Index-Journal and AP style.
  • Increased readership by improving local sports content and utilizing the website with live blogging and breaking news.
  • Work closely with sports writer, managing editor and photographer in planning for coverage of local sports.
  • Helped bring circulation numbers up by stressing daily coverage of local sports in a six-city area.
  • Covered various other local sports (rodeo, auto racing, trapshooting, etc.)
  • Assign and write stories to include inside a local sports section six days a week.
  • Report, write, and edit stories and feature articles on local sports news.
  • Intern at ABC affiliate KODE-TV in Joplin for one year covering local sports.
  • Covered all local sports and edited the sports page for local newspaper.
  • Covered all local sports, edited and designed section - took photos.
  • Covered local sports, predominately high school sports, for local newspaper.
  • Covered local sports and athletic events as a reporter and photographer.

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One of the best ways to acquire the skills needed to be a sports editor is to take an online course. We've identified some online courses from Udemy and Coursera that will help you advance in your career. Since sports editors benefit from having skills like layout, news stories, and sports coverage, we found courses that will help you improve these skills.

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Sustainability & Major Sport Events: Principles
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While any major sport event can pose great opportunities for the host city or region, there are also challenges associated with hosting these events. The environmental impact on the country's natural resources, the workforce, and infrastructure are just some of the considerations. It is essential to ensure that your major sport event is sustainable for your city throughout the event, but also after the event has been completed. So, what does a sustainable major sport event look like? ...

Value Co-Creation in Sport Management – A New Logic in a Changing Society
edX (Global)

Are you a passionate sports lover interested in exploring a new innovative logic in sport management? Enroll in this online course and: Overview the traditional logic – the logic of sport products – used to analyze sport events Discover an innovative logic in sport management – the logic of value co-creation – and its advantages in practical use Contrast the traditional logic with the value co-creation approach Analyze authentic examples and case studies conducted by international researchers...

Sustainability & Major Sport Events: Implementation
edX (Global)

When planning to host a major sport event you must take certain steps to ensure that the event is not only sustainable for the host city or region, but also leaves a lasting legacylong after the event has concluded. Thefirst course in theSustainability & Major Sport Events Professional Certificate program teaches the five pillars of sustainability and looks at how these pillars should be implemented during the planning and hosting phase. With these pillars as the core principles, this...

20 Most Common Skill For A Sports Editor

Layout13.2%
News Stories10.5%
Sports Coverage7.7%
Daily Newspaper6.3%
Indesign5.5%
High Schools4.7%
Editorial Staff3.5%
Twitter3.3%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Sports Editor

RankascdescSkillascdescPercentage of ResumesPercentageascdesc
1
1
Layout
Layout
13.2%
13.2%
2
2
News Stories
News Stories
10.5%
10.5%
3
3
Sports Coverage
Sports Coverage
7.7%
7.7%
4
4
Daily Newspaper
Daily Newspaper
6.3%
6.3%
5
5
Indesign
Indesign
5.5%
5.5%
6
6
High Schools
High Schools
4.7%
4.7%
7
7
Editorial Staff
Editorial Staff
3.5%
3.5%
8
8
Twitter
Twitter
3.3%
3.3%
9
9
Staff Members
Staff Members
3.1%
3.1%
10
10
Game Coverage
Game Coverage
2.8%
2.8%
11
11
Freelance Writers
Freelance Writers
2.7%
2.7%
12
12
Sports Staff
Sports Staff
2.7%
2.7%
13
13
Photoshop
Photoshop
2.5%
2.5%
14
14
Instagram
Instagram
2.3%
2.3%
15
15
Facebook
Facebook
2.3%
2.3%
16
16
Local Sports
Local Sports
1.9%
1.9%
17
17
Ncaa
Ncaa
1.7%
1.7%
18
18
SEO
SEO
1.5%
1.5%
19
19
Current Events
Current Events
1.5%
1.5%
20
20
Web Content
Web Content
1.5%
1.5%
21
21
Photography
Photography
1.3%
1.3%
22
22
Sports Content
Sports Content
1.2%
1.2%
23
23
Editor-In-Chief
Editor-In-Chief
1.2%
1.2%
24
24
Student Athletes
Student Athletes
1%
1%
25
25
Edit Copy
Edit Copy
1%
1%
26
26
NFL
NFL
1%
1%
27
27
Special Sections
Special Sections
1%
1%
28
28
Conduct Interviews
Conduct Interviews
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Quark
Quark
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Nascar
Nascar
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Professional Sports
Professional Sports
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
NBA
NBA
0.6%
0.6%
33
33
Online
Online
0.6%
0.6%
34
34
Event Coverage
Event Coverage
0.5%
0.5%
35
35
Design Pages
Design Pages
0.5%
0.5%
36
36
Sports Events
Sports Events
0.5%
0.5%
37
37
Sports Writers
Sports Writers
0.5%
0.5%
38
38
Student Newspaper
Student Newspaper
0.5%
0.5%
39
39
Athletic Directors
Athletic Directors
0.4%
0.4%
40
40
Sports Reporters
Sports Reporters
0.4%
0.4%
41
41
Press Releases
Press Releases
0.4%
0.4%
42
42
Olympics
Olympics
0.4%
0.4%
43
43
Internet
Internet
0.4%
0.4%
44
44
Community Events
Community Events
0.4%
0.4%
45
45
MLB
MLB
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
Coverage Area
Coverage Area
0.3%
0.3%
47
47
Championship
Championship
0.3%
0.3%
48
48
Quarkxpress
Quarkxpress
0.3%
0.3%
49
49
Recreational Sports
Recreational Sports
0.3%
0.3%
50
50
Sports Department
Sports Department
0.2%
0.2%

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