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Homepage And Alerts Editor

Posted on Nov 11, 2018 by CBS

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

The Home Page/Alerts desk at CBS Sports Digital is responsible for curating the Home Page at, distributing Mobile and Desktop Alerts, and managing the News Ticker for CBS Sports HQ.

Role Details:
  • Identify and process well-crafted alerts for breaking news stories, videos, and live event coverage for both mobile and desktop platforms
  • Use Chartbeat, Taboola and other analytics to promote content on and partner sites
  • Savvy management of the moving parts in a fast-paced environment
  • Some copy editing, headline/cutline writing, photo editing for website
  • Working nights/weekends for newsroom operation.

Your Day-to-Day:
  • Daily assignments may include Home Page curation or Managing Alerts/HQ News Ticker
  • Select top stories for covers and headlines
  • Select photos to cover top stories and video
  • Writing and re-rewriting headlines based on both metrics and live event happenings
  • Final reads and first reads on content
  • Select content, both articles and video, to promote via mobile and desktop alerts
  • Use content to promote live events on CBS and CBS Sports Network
  • Select headlines for News Ticker on CBS Sports HQ


What you bring to the team

You have ...
  • 2-4 years of online/newspaper editorial experience in sports.
  • Ability to articulate and execute sound news judgment.
  • An aggressive nature to pursue news and strive for accuracy and timeliness.
  • Exemplary judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Trustworthiness, commitment and consideration for co-workers and new ideas.

You might also have ...
  • Strong strategic planning skills and the ability to execute a plan.
  • Experience with editorial planning and online web content management.
  • Journalistic innovation and initiative to discover new ways to inform users.

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