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    Atlantic University Sport Correspondent

    Overview:

    CUSN is looking for correspondents in all of the sports we cover such as soccer, hockey, basketball, volleyball, etc. to contribute to our Atlantic University Sport (AUS) coverage. This is an independent, volunteer position. The selected candidate will report to their respective sport’s editor and the Editor-in-Chief.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Writing stories, previews, and recaps of AUS sports
    • Contributing to weekly power rankings, and graphic design submissions
    • Expand AUS coverage onto CUSN’s multimedia platforms

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Strong knowledge of the sport you are applying to cover
    • Strong writing and storytelling skills
    • Ability to research with occasionally limited information available
    • Strong communication skills

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Enrolled in or graduated from a media, communications, or broadcast program at an Atlantic Canada university or college
    • Understanding of U SPORTS and other Canadian university sports
    • Former player, coach, or staff member of sport you are applying for
    • Experience with WordPress or other website back-end management software
    • Experience writing for a sports organization or publication

    How to Apply:

    Send application to info@cusn.ca and specify which sport you would like to be a correspondent with. Your application must include:

    • Demo reel or links to 1-3 multimedia examples
    • 500-word piece on why you think you would be a great addition to our roster and why you are passionate about Canadian University Sports
    • Reference list is recommended

    To apply for this job email your details to info@cusn.ca.