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Senior Reporter, Sports | Morning Consult

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Matt Bracken, Aug 29, 2019.

  1. Matt Bracken

    Matt Bracken New Member

    We're looking for a senior reporter to cover sports business and write our daily sports newsletter. Experience with data reporting is a plus. Here's a look at our recent sports coverage.

    Apply here: Senior Reporter, Sports | Morning Consult

    Feel free to PM or email with questions. mbracken@morningconsult.com

    The Job:

    Morning Consult is hiring a senior reporter to write Morning Consult Sports, a daily email briefing focused on the news and trends in both industry and policy. We are searching for an entrepreneurial candidate who can expertly curate industry news, data, events and commentary to provide the influential decision-makers who read the newsletter with the information they need to start their day. The reporter will also break news and write forward-looking features about these sectors to provide insight and analysis, often incorporating Morning Consult’s proprietary survey search data or other outside data. This job requires early morning work from home and will be based in New York City.

    Success in this role requires superb news judgment, an understanding of industry trends and regulatory developments and an unrelenting attention to detail. Most of all, ideal candidates will be able to put themselves in the shoes of their audience to strategically identify and synthesize the news topics critical to industry executives.

    Key Responsibilities:
    • Curate daily industry newsletters, including the calendar
    • Write features and analyses about trends and developments
    • Create charts and graphics using Morning Consult’s proprietary survey research and other data to be included in the email briefs and across Morning Consult’s digital channels
    • Develop high-level network of industry sources with the goal of breaking news
    • Stay up to date on industry trends and their effect on business strategy
    • Continuously improve through feedback
    • Contribute to other division-specific strategic projects as necessary
    • Perform such other tasks and duties as may be required or assigned from time to time in the Company’s discretion
    Desired Skills:
    • 5+ years of experience as a reporter
    • Excellent writing abilities
    • Understanding of and interest in the relevant industries
    • Ability to manage multiple projects independently while paying strict attention to detail
    • Excellent computer skills and a willingness to learn advanced technical tools
    • Experience working with survey research/polling data is a plus
    About Morning Consult:

    Named one of the fastest growing technology companies in North America by Deloitte, Morning Consult is revolutionizing ways to collect, organize, and share survey research data to transform how global leaders in business and government make decisions.

    With offices in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, and Washington D.C., Morning Consult provides research, news, and brand-tracking technology for over 200 of the world’s biggest companies and industry associations. Additionally, Morning Consult conducts regular surveys for major media organizations including POLITICO, The Hollywood Reporter, Bloomberg, and The New York Times.
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