College Basketball and NBA Insider

Ref#: 28949

CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive

Job Type: Full-Time Staff

Job Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL, US

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Description:

Brand Overview:

CBSSports.com provides premium online and mobile content to the connected sports fan, including live and on-demand video, in-depth analysis, breaking news, and scores and statistics across high school, college, and pro sports. CBSSports.com is part of CBS Interactive's portfolio of multi-platform brands, which includes premier Fantasy offerings, high school sports leader MaxPreps, 247Sports, Scout and CBS Interactive Advanced Media producing more than 130 official collegiate athletic sites.

Role Details:

The College Basketball and NBA Insider researches, reports and writes about major national topics affecting the larger NCAA basketball scene – from breaking news to recruiting to March Madness to the NBA Draft.

Your-Day-to-Day:

  • Original content generation – ideas are where it all begins
  • Must be proactive about all college basketball news
  • Synthesize data and use it to create compelling narratives
  • Work closely with College Basketball and NBA editors and producers
  • Video and podcasting responsibilities across CBS Sports Digital platforms

Key Projects:

  • Key player in all March Madness coverage
  • Regular contributor to video programming
  • Written and video content for NBA Draft

Qualifications:

What you bring to the team

You have:

  • Strong knowledge of NCAA Basketball and NBA
  • Drive to produce original, thought-provoking content
  • Exceptional ability to use data in storytelling
  • Good organizational, planning skills
  • Outstanding communication
  • Understanding of SEO concepts
  • Live video and radio experience

You might also have:

  • BS/BA in journalism or related field
  • Live video and radio experience
  • Strong knowledge of social platforms – Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat

All candidates must successfully complete a background check prior to starting employment at CBS Interactive. CBS Interactive is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran. CBS Interactive complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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