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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

    Workday


    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



    Responsibilities

    • 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.


    Qualifications:

    • 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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