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The Sumter Item: Seeking Sports Writer/Photographer Intern

By Megan Gould
Posted on 19 August 2019 | 1:41 pm — 

With Who:  The Sumter Item, and their website Overtime SC

Dates:  Fall 2019 Semester

Position Description: Seeking students that may be looking for either a career in sports, or to gain experience working with a local newspaper.  Students will be given a high school football team to cover, and their responsibility would be to attend the school’s home games, take photos, and write recaps and previews of the games (high school football season begins August 23rd). The aim is to cover every high school in the state, of which there is a lot of opportunity in the Charleston area. These positions are unpaid, but involve valuable experience, and may potentially result in references from the Assistant Sports Editor and/or the Publisher.

Apply Here:  https://overtimesc.com/write-for-us/

Contact for More Information:  Scott Sewell (Assistant Sports Editor for The Sumter Item) at jscott@theitem.com or 917-628-7015

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