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CBS Interactive : Editor for CBS Sports.com Production at Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by CBSi, Aug 20, 2010.

  1. CBSi

    CBSi New Member

    We're Hiring!

    About CBS Interactive:
    CBS Interactive, a division of CBS Corporation, is the best online content network for information and entertainment. Its portfolio of leading brands, which include CNET, CBS.com, CBSSports.com, GameSpot, TV.com, BNET, and Last.fm span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news, and business. With more than 150 million people visiting its properties each month, CBS Interactive is a top 10 web property globally.

    Apply online: http://bit.ly/c8JIsR

    Role & responsibilities:

    • Supervising night desk 2-3 times per week.
    • Taking an operational lead as schedules, situations dictate.
    • Savvy management of the moving parts.
    • Working with writers to direct event coverage.
    • Process news, game recaps -- all daily news/feature/column production.
    • Maintain editorial content for home page and website's sports arenas.
    • Copy editing, headline/cutline writing, photo editing for website
    • Working nights/weekends for 24x7x365 Newsroom operation.
    • Build strong working relationships with coworkers, direct reports (if applicable), customers (internal and external), and company management

    Ideal candidate:

    • Strong strategic planning skills and the ability to execute a plan.
    • Aggressive, relentless pursuer of news who strives for accuracy/timeliness.
    • Journalistic innovation and initiative to discover new ways to inform users.
    • Proven leadership success in an editorial role managing a team of editors.
    • Must possess exemplary judgment and decision-making skills.
    • Innovative individual; possesses vision across online/multimedia/social platforms.
    • Uncomfortable with the status quo; always looking to improve.
    • Trustworthy, committed, considerate and skilled; high emotional IQ.


    • 4-7 years of online/newspaper editorial work in sports.
    • Ability to articulate and execute news judgment.
    • Editorial planning and online web content management.
    • Some supervisory experience preferred.
    • Web editing experience a big plus
    • Must successfully pass a background check

    Apply online: http://bit.ly/c8JIsR
  2. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    "High emotional IQ"...that's a new one.
  3. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    How is this different from the other openings they have been posting recently?
  4. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    Any movement here?
  5. Cigar56

    Cigar56 Member

    I'm hearing finalists have been selected.
  6. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    It takes a while to weed out those without a high emotional IQ...
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