NBA Insider

Posted on Nov 19, 2018 by NBC Sports Group

New York, NY 10001
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Responsibilities Position Overview: Our SNY Insiders are the go-to inside source for news and information about our New York teams, leveraging team/league sources to break news, write features, discover and create viral and engaging content. Reporting to the digital Editor-In-Chief and the VP of Studio Programming & Production, Insiders will work across digital and linear, often appearing on our linear programs and will help write, edit and produce compelling digital video packages, in addition to daily written beat reporting/feature writing across their assigned teams. Responsibilities:
  • Produce a mixture of features, deep-dive and snackable content to grow SNY's digital and linear audience.
  • Work directly with our assignment desk and Editor-In-Chief to help plan and execute content strategies. Attend games, practices, press-conference and media availabilities as needed.
  • Contribute/host podcasts, Facebook Live events, promote and distribute content on personal social media channels as well as aid in the growth of SNY social platforms.
  • Collaborate with other SNY writers and reporters on special events (major signing, draft, combine, game days) to ensure the proper content is being created.
  • Be on-call for breaking news, phoners or in-studio appearances.
  • Research, write and report multiple stories per week.
  • Break stories and write and report with accuracy and skill under deadline pressure.
  • Conceptualize, develop and pursue original, standout exceptional enterprise journalism
  • Ensure all reporting is factual and accurate.
  • Spot trending content before it takes off, and pitch stories to Editor-In-Chief and Editorial Producers. Qualifications/Requirements Qualifications Bachelor's degree or higher in journalism, communications or related field. Minimum 5 years covering relevant New York market teams and leagues, or equivalent reporting/on-air talent experience. Exceptional writer with the ability to leverage pop culture effectively in creating relevant content engaging for SNY's audiences. Deep expertise on local teams and leagues. Prolific ability to conceptualize, ideate, and execute effective coverage of multiple developing stories and angles on a day-to-day basis. Knowledge and experience working with current media creation tools and contemporary newsroom systems. Requirements Willingness to work long hours and on weekends with short notice. Desired Characteristics Previous on-air or studio experience preferred. Passionate about sports; deep interest and knowledge of New York sports strongly preferred
  • Reference: 561330753

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