Beat Reporter “Insider”
Sports Talk Florida is seeking high-energy writers to drive the site’s coverage of the most popular teams and topics. Each Insider will be responsible for a particular sport or league, providing opinion and news, and building a reader community using the short-form blogging style. The best candidate will have a track record of creative, authoritative sports-writing and experience in using various media, including video. Targeted areas of expertise include NFL, college football, NBA, NHL, Soccer, MLB, UFC, WWE, college recruiting, fantasy sports and sports media.
- Clean, clear, creative, persuasive writing.
- Technically versatile and savvy enough to create content for different formats, devices and media, including video.
- Track record of knowledgeable, engaging, timely coverage of one of these leagues or topics: NFL, college football, MLB, NHL, NBA, UFC, WWE, soccer, college recruiting, fantasy sports or sports media.
- Strong familiarity with top sources of sports opinion and information.
- Ability to produce 4-7 weekly blog posts on a topic with varying lengths and content styles.
- Enthusiastic commitment to staying on top of sports news, gossip and controversy.
- Available to provide steady stream of content 5-7 days per week, depending on season.
- Always tracking sports news, and on-call for breaking news.
- Comfortable working remotely, staying in touch via e-mail, chat, text and phone.
- Pay is based on web traffic. Raises can come as quickly as 90-days.
- Those who excel in the position will be considered for full-time employment opportunities at Sports Talk Florida.
Start date/Application deadline:
- Apply now. Start date varies according to position. We will contact qualified applicants.
- Send your resume to [email protected]