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Sports Journalists create sports-related news for print and online media. Resume samples for Sports Journalist highlight duties like performing research, verifying sources, maintaining contacts, interviewing athletes, preparing presentations, attending sports events, taking part to press conferences, and making sure content is ready on time. Those looking to pursue a Sports Journalist career should be able to demonstrate the following skills in their resumes: sports knowledge, strong writing skills, networking, strong communication and interpersonal abilities, computer competences, and being able to work under pressure. Training in journalism and sports experience are often seen in successful candidates.

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1

Sports Journalist

  • Conducted interviews with NCAA Division 1 coaches and athletes acquiring excellent communication skills
  • Gained experience with journalism and public relations by writing sports articles to generate attention towards Mount St. Mary's University athletics
  • Strengthened team work skills through creating new issues of the paper with other staff writers
  • Learned to pay great attention to detail and obtained excellent organizational skills
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Philosophy
2

Sports Journalist

  • Interviewed Texas A&M players & coaches
  • My sports coverage ranged from football, basketball, baseball, softball, track & field, soccer, and equestrian
  • Wrote articles that were published in the newspaper and online
Candidate Info
9
months in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BA
Communications
3

Sports Journalist

  • Set up interviews with players, coaches, etc.
  • Wrote and edited sports articles on a deadline
  • Used professional writing and communication skills
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Mass Communication & Production And English For Professional Writing
Communication Studies
4

Contributing Sports Journalist

Write daily posts on all sports and sports entertainment

  • Find the majority of leads minimum of 10 stories (preferably more) done each day
  • Cover live sporting events
  • Interview athletes and celebrities as well as cover media events.
  • Maintain and run and up to date social media space which must remain professional at all
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
English Literature
English Journalism
5

Independent Sports Journalist

  • Produce compelling, thought-provoking opinion pieces regarding trending topics
  • Increase website traffic by utilizing social media platforms and analyze readership trends
  • Edit and properly format articles before posting in a timely manner
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Sport Management
6

Sports Journalist/reporter

Independently conduct interviews with athletes and coaches

  • Stand up reporting and write written pieces on featured stories
  • Shoot video and create web stories posted on the meangreensports.com website
  • Create packages on featured stories on individual athletes and teams
  • Help promote and update athletic website and social media accounts
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Communication
MA
Broadcast Journalism
7

Sports Journalist

  • Covering sporting events on Lowville Academy & Central School
  • Meeting deadlines
  • Communicating with coaches and community members
Candidate Info
11
months in
workforce
11
months
at this job
8

Sports Journalist

  • Research and develop stories
  • Writer of weekly columns
  • Market stories on social media sites
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
Broadcast Journalism
9

Sports Journalist

  • Write and edit articles for print and web
  • Cover all sports and sporting events
  • Conduct interviews
  • Research events and stories
  • Social media management
  • Shoot, edit and produce video
  • Make television appearances
  • Write front page stories
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
English And Communications

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