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Sports Editor, WCSN.com

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Nathan Scott Phillips, Oct 27, 2007.

  1. http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/mld/wri/459419749.html

    2 Positions Available

    Position: Sports Editors (2)
    Location: Bethesda, MD

    World Championship Sports Network, WCSN.com (Bethesda, Maryland) is hiring talented sports editors to deliver a unique and compelling fan/audience experience including live events, interactive features, community, and news covering a wide variety of global/Olympic and lifestyle sports including, track and field, cycling, gymnastics, skiing, swimming, volleyball, rowing, fencing, wrestling, snowboarding and more.

    Interactive Editor/Producer
    - Creative, outside-the-box thinker about the big pictures in sports
    - Expert knowledge of the sports media audience
    - Excellent understanding of how to tell stories; capture the big stories/personalities
    - Responsible for programming plans and calendar
    - Manages all news, content and interactive experiences within assigned sports
    - Actively develops story lines, editorial feature, athlete bios, multimedia packages, etc.
    - Coordinates the gathering of content to support sports publishing and events
    - Actively operates publishing and content tools to create online material
    - Exceptional understanding of community and how to create/unleash the fan element
    - Manages content partnerships as needed

    - Creative, passionate, self-starter
    - Knowledge of Olympics or Olympic sports covered by WCSN
    - Can take ideas from concept to execution with minimal coaching
    - News journalism experience and judgement/experience preferred
    - Online production experience required / experience with publishing tools
    - Experience with top media brands / sports media preferred
    - 3-4 years experience in media operation
    - Video, photo, audio experience
    - Very proactive, good planning skills
    - Capable project manager
    - Appreciation and understanding of popular culture
    - Experience working with talent/athletes/agents
    - Strong writing, editing, copyediting, proofing, and communications skills
    - Basic understanding of HTML and related web authoring tools and software

    Other Requirements
    - Available to work off-hours (e.g. evenings and weekends) as needed
    - Some travel to NY required
  2. PaperDoll

    PaperDoll Well-Known Member

    WCSN is contracted with MLB Advanced Media. I guess they've decided to keep their staff in-house.
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