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Florida, Sr Writer 247sports

22273

New York, NY, US, 10036

Creative
New York
Full-Time

Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from Paramount Global, combines live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream Paramount Streaming’s other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.

 

Overview & Responsibilities:

247Sports is a digital enterprise focused on delivering original college sports and recruiting news on a team-by-team basis to passionate sports fans across the world through a spectrum of platforms. 247Sports is part of CBS Sports Digital - a portfolio of premium digital sports media properties including CBSSports.com, MaxPreps and SportsLine -- is consistently ranked a top-three sports property, reaching more than 70M sports fans monthly across desktop, mobile, and connected TV devices.

We are looking for a new team-member who is passionate about Florida football, basketball, recruiting and athletics. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who works well in a team environment and has strong communication skills. In this role, you play a key part in our Florida team site coverage – providing content for our Florida fans and our premium subscribers along with interacting with them on our message boards.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Report and provide free and premium written updates on Florida football, recruiting, basketball and athletics
  • Write or contribute to national features regarding Florida athletics
  • Cover Florida football, basketball games, recruiting events and other key events throughout the year to gather interviews and provide unique content for Florida users and subscribers
  • Post on team site message board communities and interact with fans by providing news, analysis and insight on Florida athletics
  • Build relationships and develop sources with Florida sources to provide premium information and break news
  • Provide original and quality team content to help grow team site audience and message board community
  • Work with national editorial to provide comprehensive coverage on national Florida news

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience covering and reporting on college football
  • Must be able to travel and work flexible hours including nights and weekends
  • Experience in multimedia, especially podcasts and video
  • Strong interpersonal and communication abilities

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok
  • Experience on camera for video features around football and basketball coverage

 

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

 

At Paramount, 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. Paramount 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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Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City