Deputy Editor

Deputy Editor (For The Win)

USA TODAY Sports Media Group

McLean, Va.

We’re looking for a hard-charging, social- and mobile-minded editor to cover trending sports and culture subjects on For The Win. The ideal candidate:

  • has a knack for finding and telling interesting stories not yet well-known
  • truly understands modern storytelling and digital audience behaviors
  • knows how to create and/or identify compelling viral visual media

Location may vary, but our home offices of D.C. and NY are preferred. Prior work experiences may vary. Compensation is competitive. We value a collaborative, enthusiastic and competitive spirit, as well as the ability to act quickly and roll with the punches.

This editor joins a small, tight-knit and exceptional staff that’s grown FTW to 15 million monthly visitors and established it as a leader in social news.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience in digital journalism
  • Sports and culture junkie that understands what resonates with people
  • Willingness and ability to use metrics to make data-informed choices
  • Social-media savvy with a good idea of what makes each platform unique
  • Great communicator who can work effectively across teams and departments

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