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Senior NFL reporter — Yahoo Sports

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by boundforboston, Jul 5, 2018.

  1. boundforboston

    boundforboston Well-Known Member


    Yahoo Sports connects fans to the sports and fantasy games they love most and is the first screen for the next generation of sports fans worldwide,who crave real-time personalized quality content and superior fan experiences every day.

    Yahoo Sports' Oath in Three Words: Fans Come First


    • Provide news, analysis and feature stories on the NFL that can be leveraged on mobile and desktop sites.
    • Provide NFL commentary and analysis on Yahoo Sports' video franchises.
    • Maintain an active presence on multiple social-media platforms and collaborate with social team to promote Yahoo Sports' coverage and content.
    • Create and shape shoulder content around big events like Super Bowl, NFL draft and Yahoo Sports' livestream of NFL games.
    • Contribute regularly to Yahoo Sports podcast.


    • At least five years experience in sports media/journalism.
    • Minimum three years experience reporting on the NFL.
    • Strong news judgment and ability to develop sources.
    • Exhibited writing expertise and versatility in dealing with trending stories, features and breaking news.
    • Social media experience on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and a willing spirit to explore other rising social platforms.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Familiarity with the NFL's top industry voices and decision makers, from players to executives to agents.
    • Exhibit comfort level in conducting on-camera interviews.
    • Possess working knowledge of the NFL scouting and draft processes, including player evaluation and ranking.
    • Ability to work with multiple editors and writers on projects.
  2. threesheets

    threesheets New Member

    Anyone have a direct contact for this?
  3. Sports Barf

    Sports Barf Active Member

    Sports Editor Craig Carson would be your best bet on this. CraigC@yahoo.com
  4. MSUgrad

    MSUgrad Member

    Less views than preps/college beats. Figured it would be the other way.
  5. Josh Adams

    Josh Adams New Member

    Any update on this?
  6. boundforboston

    boundforboston Well-Known Member

  7. Wonder if this is the job Kimberley Martin is taking.
  8. cjericho

    cjericho Well-Known Member

    Has Yahoo fallen a little? Seems a few years ago some pretty good columnists from some pretty good newspapers were
    leaving for Yahoo, now it seems like they have several openings in a short time span.
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