The Hartford Courant is looking for an experienced sports editor to help lead our award-winning department. This person will report to the managing editor and be the day-to-day manager of the sports department. Our primary beats include coverage of the UConn sports teams and many other teams and sports across Connecticut. Our focus is on enterprise reporting and going beyond the advance/game story cycle.
This person must be aware of all relevant games, teams, coaches, schedules and fans. This position is a key part of the Courant’s news strategy in developing and editing compelling sports stories, video, and other media. The person is significant in drawing fans to our coverage and drawing new subscribers as well as sustaining current readers by helping to guide important sports stories. The position is in daily contact with reporters, other editors and other team members to ensure a steady flow of the most relevant breaking, enterprise and investigative sports news.
Candidate must reside in Connecticut or be willing to relocate.
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