Job Board >> Sports Writer
|Company Name||USA Today|
|Date Posted||03, Friday 2013|
|Listing Type||Hourly Rate|
The ideal candidate has excellent general sports knowledge and uses Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, et al. to discover, source and distribute stories. He or she should have writing and reporting experience, as well as a good eye for viral sports stories. Experience operating within a newsroom and larger news organization is preferred as well.
We want someone who is passionate about the work and gives a high level of effort. Team players are encouraged to apply.
– Is data-informed, but not data-driven
– Really good at writing grabby headlines
– Has a knack for choosing/editing images
– Thinks GIFs are useful for storytelling
About For The Win
For The Win is USA TODAY Sports’ social news property that launched just last week. Its focus is on publishing shareable stories that readers can easily digest and distribute on any device, especially smartphones. Read all about it in paidContent, Poynter and Awful Announcing.