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Editor, CBSSports.com

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Tim Stephens, Aug 22, 2012.

  1. Tim Stephens

    Tim Stephens Member

    We're hiring an editor at CBSSports.com. This job is based in Fort Lauderdale. Details are below, as well as a link to apply. Any questions or if you cannot access the link, please PM me. Good luck to all who apply.


    Job Title Editor
    Auto req ID 12373BR
    CBS Business Unit CBS Interactive
    Division/Station Editorial/Newsroom
    Department / Business Unit Sports
    Location Florida - Fort Lauderdale
    Job Description

    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.

    Required Skills/Experience

    Experience requirements:

    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.

    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.

    *Must successfully pass a background check
    Job Status Full Time
  2. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    Saw this a few days ago. Very nice job.
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