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ViacomCBS Trending Sports Writer-CBS Sports in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

REF#: 37826

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE:

JOB LOCATION: Fort Lauderdale, FL

ABOUT US:

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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DESCRIPTION:

Brand/Division Overview:

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.

Role Details:

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.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • 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

Key Projects:

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

  • Help compile the CBS Sports HQ Daily newsletter when needed

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

FUNCTION: Editorial/Publishing/Content

EEO Statement:

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status

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