ViacomCBS Trending Sports Writer-CBS Sports in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB LOCATION: Fort Lauderdale, FL
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, TVGuide.com, GameSpot, Last.fm, Metacritic and Chowhound.
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CBS Sports Digital -- a portfolio of premium digital sports media properties including CBSSports.com, 247Sports, MaxPreps and SportsLine -- is consistently ranked a top-three sports property, reaching more than 70M sports fans monthly across desktop, mobile, and connected TV devices. Our team is a diverse and agile group that effectively collaborates with the business to shape our department.
CBSSports.com is looking for a team member who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment. We want somebody who has a good working knowledge of all sports and can write any kind of sports story. In this role, you will have your finger on the pulse of the sports world and the culture surrounding it, and have the skills to report about it.
Write about what is relevant and important to our CBSSports.com audience
Cover sports stories from a factual and analytical standpoint, but also think outside the box
Formulate informed and entertaining analysis and commentary off the latest sports news and hottest topics
Forecast and anticipate trends in audience interest and consumption habits
Write features that can range from fun and quirky to deeply analytical to informative
Help compile the CBS Sports HQ Daily newsletter when needed
What you bring to the team:
You have -
A bachelor’s degree in journalism or a communications-related field (or equivalent training & experience)
Minimum 2 year working in a journalism or writing-related field
Experience working and writing in a content management system
You might also have -
A strong portfolio of prior work in a similar field
Demonstrated ability for strategic editorial thinking
Schedule flexibility and the ability to work weekends
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