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SEC Football News Writer,

Posted on: October 15th, 2015 by ewrobins


Description: is seeking a full-time Southeastern Conference football writer whose primary daily focus will be compiling news articles in a timely manner and producing breaking content out of our office in Orlando, Florida. Our news writer plays a critical role in the success of Saturday Down South’s digital business, helping to assist our News Desk Editor within our news branch by creating content that drives our growth.

This is a unique opportunity to reach a large audience of passionate fans and become part of a growing company. We’re looking for a highly-motivated individual that works well as part of the Saturday Down South team.


– Executes a content plan and takes initiative in a fast-paced environment

– Monitors breaking news with an expertise in social media

– Generates intriguing story ideas for a news-crazy audience

– Produces daily content in a timely, efficient manner


Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree, a strong journalism and digital media background, and possess substantial knowledge of SEC football teams. Preference given to those with years of digital media and publishing experience.

Ideal candidates must be able to demonstrate SEC football IQ, understand story lines and pay close attention to detail while working on a tight, daily deadline. Creativity, high-level organization and ability to work well within a team are vital. We want someone who is going to take initiative and generate exciting content for our audience.

Apply to with resume and links to relevant clips of your work. Tell us what makes you qualified for this position. In the Subject line, write ‘YOUR NAME — Application for SEC Football News Writer’

About Saturday Football, Inc.:

The flagship brand of Saturday Football, Inc. is Saturday Down South, the largest website dedicated to SEC football coverage with over 15 million visits per month last season. The company has a full-time staff in its office on the north side of Orlando in Longwood, Florida.

Reporter/Editor, Madison County Journal

Posted on: October 15th, 2015 by ewrobins

The Madison County Journal is a suburban Jackson, Miss., weekly seeking a strong reporter/editor — a jack of all trades — to cover local news and sports, including depth, investigative, state political and magazine reporting. Management potential with opportunity to improve already award-winning publications that have a strong print and digital presence with local ownership committed to old-fashioned, hard-hitting journalism that doesn’t omit the arts, culture and entertainment. Two-years minimum experience that could include university pubs. No phone calls please. Send resume with digital clips to: Jim Prince,