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Sports Research Editor

7719

Fort Lauderdale, FL, US, 33309

Research
Fort Lauderdale
Full-Time

CBS Sports, a year-round leader in cross-platform sports coverage, broadcasts a portfolio of events on the CBS Television Network, including THE NFL ON CBS; college football, including the SEC ON CBS; college basketball, including the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship; golf, including The Masters®, PGA Championship and PGA TOUR; soccer, including the UEFA Champions League and NWSL; and CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR.

 

In addition, the division includes CBS SPORTS NETWORK, the 24-hour cable home of CBS Sports which televises live sports programming throughout the year, including college football and basketball games, UEFA Champions League and Europa League action, Italy's Serie A matches, Concacaf national team competitions, as well as a full slate of original programming and studio coverage.

 

CBS Sports also delivers an extensive lineup of global soccer coverage on Paramount+, including every UEFA club competition match, all Serie A matches as well as Concacaf national team competitions, and produces INSIDE THE NFL for Paramount+. CBS Sports Digital's multi-platform offerings include CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports apps for mobile and connected TV devices; the 24/7 streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ; 247Sports; MaxPreps; CBS Sports fantasy games; and SportsLine.

 

OVERVIEW AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
CBS Sports Digital is consistently ranked a top-three sports property, reaching more than 70M sports fans monthly across desktop, mobile, and connected TV devices! Our team at CBS Sports HQ is seeking an experienced, all-sport researcher, with a primary focus on NFL and college football. This role will be able to tell creative stories, with numbers, to provide our viewers with data-driven analysis. Our ideal candidate has a strong knowledge of fantasy sports, gambling and advanced data.


SPECIFIC DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Work directly with all areas of HQ production to ensure we are delivering data-driven analysis to our viewers
  • Lead researcher for Fantasy Football Today
  • Collaborate with our football analysts and editorial team to enhance to create thoughtful next-level content
  • Generate analytical articles to be posted on CbsSports.com
  • Generate creative content for all sports, which will be used by talent, producers, APs, PAs and the editorial/ticker team
  • Build graphics and assist APs with graphic building
  • Create in-the-moment graphics when breaking news occurs and games end
  • Produce daily stat-based previews for games taking place same day
  • React to live sporting events with in-the-moment notes
  • Send out story ideas to help producers craft segments
  • Assist all areas of production and provide constructive feedback


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Analytics, Sports Management, or a related field
  • 2+ years working in the sports industry


ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Strong interest / passion of sports
  • Strong leadership and excellent interpersonal and communication skills

 

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

 

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

 

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Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami