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Sports producer, NY Times (NY, NY)

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Jay Sherman, Jul 17, 2008.

  1. Jay Sherman

    Jay Sherman Member

    From JJobs: http://www.journalismjobs.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=951908

    Sports Producer

    NYTimes.com is seeking a Sports Producer to join our on-line newsroom. The producer will keep our Sports section up-to-the-minute with staff and wire stories, and create special sections and multimedia packages for major sporting events. The producer will also serve as the critical liaison between the NYTimes.com newsroom and the sports department of The New York Times newspaper.

    -Ensure consistency and accuracy of presentation in the sports section, including content, design and navigation.
    -Post the contents of the newspaper on NYTimes.com in a manner that is consistent with The Times’ style and sensibilities as well as useful to Web readers.
    -Produce and assist in editing breaking news.
    -Create special packages and multimedia features based on breaking news and/or enterprise packages from the newspaper.
    -Write concise summaries and headlines for articles.
    -Create newsworthy forums for reader discussions.

    -EXCEPTIONAL computer skills and on-line media experience A MUST, including knowledge of HTML, Photoshop and other applications.
    -Familiarity with photo and multimedia production is a plus, as is experience working in a breaking news environment.
    -A strong, demonstrable passion for journalism. Sports experience is strongly preferred.
    -Attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines in a daily production environment.
    -Comfort with change and willingness to adapt to the constant flow of news.
    -Ability to work a flexible night and weekend schedule.

    NYTimes.com offers a competitive salary and benefits plan including comprehensive health coverage, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase plan, tuition assistance, and a bonus program.

    The New York Times Company’s digital operations, which includes the #1 newspaper site NYTimes.com, Boston.com and About.com, is a top 10 web property with more than 35 million unique visitors a month.

    To apply for this position, please visit our website www.nytco.com and apply to job # 1000699.

    The New York Times Company is committed to a policy of providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation or disability.
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