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ViacomCBS Florida Staff Writer in United States

REF#: 36541


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Interactive, a division of ViacomCBS, is the world’s largest publisher of premium digital content and a perennial top 10 Internet company. CBS Interactive’s brands span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming.

Properties include the websites, apps and streaming services of the CBS Television Network such as the CBS All Access subscription service, CBS News Digital platforms including the 24/7 digital news network CBSN, and CBS Sports Digital brands including the 24-hour streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ, as well as digital-first properties in key content verticals, including CNET, ZDNet,, GameSpot,, Metacritic and Chowhound.

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Brand Overview:

247Sports is a digital enterprise focused on delivering original college sports and recruiting news on a team-by-team basis to passionate sports fans across the world through a spectrum of platforms.

Role Details:

We are looking for a new team member who is passionate about Florida football, basketball, recruiting and athletics. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who works well in a team environment and has strong communication skills. In this role, you will play a key part in our Florida team site coverage - providing content for our Florida fans and our premium subscribers along with interacting with them on our message boards.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Report and provide free and premium written updates on Florida Gators football, basketball, recruiting and athletics.

  • Write or contribute to national features regarding Florida athletics.

  • Cover Florida football, basketball games and other key events throughout the year to gather interviews and provide unique content for Florida users and subscribers.

  • Post on team site message board communities and interact with fans by providing news, analysis and insight on Florida athletics.

Key Projects:

  • Build relationships and develop sources with Florida sources to provide premium information and break news.

  • Provide original and quality team content to help grow team site audience and message board community.

  • Work with national editorial to provide comprehensive coverage on national Florida news.


What you bring to the team:

You have -

  • Experience covering and reporting on college football

  • Must be able to travel and work flexible hours including nights and weekends

  • Experience in multimedia especially shooting and editing photos and doing video.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication abilities

You might also have -

  • Experience with social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat

  • Experience on camera for video features around football and basketball coverage


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled