Wanted:  Sports Reporters

The DeSoto Parish Journal is making preparations for expanded coverage of high school athletics next fall.  These are paid positions and are open to high school students, parents, school supporters and members of the community.

Requirements are the ability to observe events and write a report of it, interview coaches and players, and take photos of the action.  Media credentials will be provided, and most schools give reporters complimentary gate, sideline, and press box entry.  Reporters must be able to attend all home and away games during the season.  Band member, cheerleaders and pep squad members are encouraged to apply.

Reporters may select a single sport or to cover all sports for a particular team.  Additional earning opportunities may be available covering events in your community.

Training and instruction will be provided by the Journal to reporters selected.

If interested, contact the Journal by email DeSotoParishJournal@gmail.com or text to 318-564-3609.