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MLB.com Fantasy Baseball Writers (PT)

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Baseball123, Jan 2, 2015.

  1. Baseball123

    Baseball123 New Member

    MLB Advanced Media, L.P. (MLBAM), the interactive media and Internet Company of Major League Baseball, is seeking a Fantasy Baseball Writer for a part-time opening.

    Description: Shift responsibilities include writing, editing and posting player notes containing the latest baseball news and fantasy analysis. Other responsibilities include monitoring live games and news feeds, updating injury report and closer report, Tweeting breaking news and potentially writing and producing fantasy columns.

    Shifts are primarily nights and weekends, from 10 to 35 hours per week. Some day shifts may be available. Location in the New York metro area preferred.

    Required: Thorough knowledge of baseball and several years experience playing fantasy baseball. Strong writing skills, knowledge of AP style, deadline experience and ability to identify important breaking baseball news.

    Preferred: Experience playing daily fantasy baseball. Knowledge of and comfort working with Microsoft Excel and basic HTML.

    Please submit resume, cover letter and writing sample to: Zachary.Finkelstein@mlb.com. Please indicate the following in the body of your email:

    1. How long have you played fantasy baseball? Which formats?

    2. Do you have experience playing daily fantasy baseball?

    3. Do you have experience writing or editing for publication?

    4. Do you have experience with Microsoft Excel or basic HTML?
  2. ryanb

    ryanb Member

    Wasn't this one posted a while ago, too?
  3. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Stop moving the goalposts.
  4. Doc Holliday

    Doc Holliday Well-Known Member

    Yeah, it was. I remember commenting on the thread that this would be a great gig for someone like me if I didn't already have job.
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