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CBS Corporation College Sports Writer in United States

REF#: 35525

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE:

JOB LOCATION: USA

ABOUT US:

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online.

 

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DESCRIPTION:

Role Details:

We are looking for a team member who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment. We want somebody who has a deep knowledge of college football and basketball, focused on writing for CBSSports.com. In this role, you play a key part in driving our coverage of the sports world at large.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Help identify what is relevant and important to our audience

  • Cover college football and college basketball with a focus on news, analysis, predictions, lists and reporting.

  • Contribute to the Cover 3 and Eye on College Basketball brands (podcast, newsletter, social) as needed

  • Forecast and anticipate trends in audience interest and consumption habits

Key Projects:

  • Work on fueling the daily video content efforts on CBS Sports HQ and publication of stories on CBSSports.com

  • Write features that can range from fun and quirky to deeply analytical to informative

  • Create lists, grades, rankings and other core pieces for CBSSports.com’s in-depth coverage of college football and college basketball

  • Appear on radio, podcasts and video as needed to discuss college football and college basketball

QUALIFICATIONS:

What you bring to the team:

You have -

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or a communications-related field (or equivalent training & experience)

  • Minimum 2 years working in a journalism-related field

  • Experience working with Content Management Systems

  • Experience working with Photoshop or similar programs preferred

You might also have -

  • A strong portfolio of prior work in a similar field

  • Developed contacts within the college sports community

  • Demonstrated ability for strategic editorial thinking

  • Schedule flexibility and the ability to work weekends, particularly during the college football season and the spring

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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