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College Basketball Writer

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by HERO Sports, Jan 2, 2017.

  1. HERO Sports

    HERO Sports New Member

    DESCRIPTION

    If you’re an experienced and passionate writer who lives and breathes college basketball, HERO Sports is looking for you. Your work could be featured front and center at HEROSports.com, as well as by content partners such as MSN Sports, Athlon, Sports Illustrated and Rant Sports.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    • The ideal candidate is one who:
    • Is passionate about college basketball
    • Understands the types of stories fans are interested in
    • Has a solid grasp of the English language (this should probably go without saying, but here we are)
    • Can operate autonomously and always hits deadlines
    • Has experience writing for a digital audience on CMS platforms such as Wordpress
    • Understands the importance of Search Engine Optimization, and how to do it
    TO APPLY

    Please apply for this job using the APPLY NOW button or by sending a short email with your resume, a few samples of your work, and three stories ideas you've been dying to write to editor@herosports.com We look forward to hearing from you!
     
  2. Southwinds

    Southwinds Member

    It should probably also go without saying that you need to pay this individual you "hire," but here we are.
     
  3. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    This IS a paid position, a full-time job? Or is it freelance/volunteer/something else?
     
  4. cisforkoke

    cisforkoke Well-Known Member

    1. Drano -- How does it really taste?

    2. Why is this curve marked at 15 mph? Why slow down for it?

    3. If I let you go, do you think you could fly?
     
  5. Sports Barf

    Sports Barf Active Member

    What the fuck is Rant Sports
     
  6. RonClements

    RonClements Active Member

    You seriously haven't heard of Rant Sports?
     
  7. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Where's the Apply Now button?
     
  8. studthug12

    studthug12 Active Member

    I don't know, but I am not dying to write 3 stories for them I'll tell you that
     
  9. Sports Barf

    Sports Barf Active Member

    No what the fuck is Rant Sports
     
  10. BrianFMcLaughlin

    BrianFMcLaughlin New Member

    I've worked with HERO Sports now for 18 months plus. It's been an awesome experience, great crew too. We're in Frisco this weekend for the FCS Title game.

    If you're curious, hit me up on PM or email me at brian.mclaughlin@herosports.com. I'll brag on them some more. I decided to edit this message down after responding to the cynics ... but then realized that's probably just a waste of time.
     
    Last edited: Jan 3, 2017
  11. Sports Barf

    Sports Barf Active Member

    I have a question what's Rant Sports
     
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  12. BrianFMcLaughlin

    BrianFMcLaughlin New Member

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