Fight STL (details here) is under development, but we are staffing for what I anticipate will be a 4th quarter launch.
If you live in the St. Louis area and are interested in a paid, part-time journalism position, please contact me at ron@FightSTL.com. At this point I am assessing interest, so there's no need to provide personal information.
Current positions and description listed below. Please keep this thread bumped. Thanks in advance!
Staff Writer - The most qualified candidate will be proficient in the following:
building contacts to maintain a steady flow of news, (eg promoters, the local legislatures, fighters)
interviewing people under a range of very different circumstances - including, but not limited to fight schools located in unsafe areas, fight events in the St. Louis or surrounding area, professional and amateur boxing, professional (in IL) and amateur MMA
reporting on up-coming events of interest to the community
attending press conferences
possibly attending local and council meetings and magistrates' court proceedings as they pertain to MMA's legalization
recording interviews and meetings using telephone in-line or hand-held recording equipment
producing final copy at deadline in accord with your agreed upon output (eg, 2 articles per week, etc.)
writing 'fillers' or entertaining editorials
upholding a strictly professional demeanor at all times