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Sports Reporter at Business Insider

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by fonzie11, Apr 19, 2012.

  1. fonzie11

    fonzie11 New Member

    I was wondering about the legitimacy of this job — does anyone have any inside knowledge of the company or know anyone who has worked there? This listing is taken from their site: http://www.businessinsider.com/business-insider-sports-reporter-job-2012-4

    Business Insider is looking for an entry-level sports reporter

    Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/business-insider-sports-reporter-job-2012-4#ixzz1sX9abgdr
    This job only exists in your dreams. You get paid to watch sports, read about sports, and write about sports all day long.
    Here's what we need:
    An awesome, entertaining writer with a proven ability to write simply and interestingly about sports.
    Someone with a passion for sports, and a knowledge of all the goings-on in all the major professional and college sports leagues.
    Things like reporting skills and a keen eye for interesting stories won't hurt your chances either.
    But we're really looking for someone who loves sports, has opinions about sports, and knows how to communicate those opinions in a way that readers respond to.
    If you want to break into the journalism world and have your voice heard at the same time, apply for this job.
    If you want to write about the biggest stories stories of the day (TEBOW!), apply.
    The last person who had this job went to the Super Bowl and partied with Mark Cuban! APPLY.
    To do so, e-mail BI Managing Editor Jessica Liebman at jliebman@businessinsider.com. Include your resume and 3 writing clips. Explain briefly in your email why you're the one for the job.
    Note: This position is full-time in our Manhattan office.

    Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/business-insider-sports-reporter-job-2012-4#ixzz1sX9Y6GSh
  2. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    The first sentence of the description is your answer.
  3. Point of Order

    Point of Order Active Member

    It is, however, entry level.
  4. Matt Stephens

    Matt Stephens Well-Known Member

    Ummmmm, what?
  5. spikechiquet

    spikechiquet Well-Known Member

    They used the words "Epic fail" in a description for a story.

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