Advance Media New York is looking for a high school sports lead producer.
The coverage will be geared toward the kids playing the games. We’ll use social media and video to deliver content to kids where they’re at. There are thousands of kids who play sports in Section III and all of them have an amazing story to tell. Your job will be to help tell those stories.
The high school sports lead will manage a team with one full-time reporter and a part-time staff of data clerks. You’ll also have access to reporters from the full sports staff to help tell stories on the high school beat. In addition, you’ll be a player-coach and while leading our high school staff, you will do your own original reporting and digital story-telling through video and social media.
You should be able to demonstrate the ability to tell stories in a variety of ways: enterprise, video, non-traditional and surprising stories.
We work fast in sports and it’s an ever-changing environment. You’ll need to be comfortable working quickly and being able to deal with change in this digital environment.
In addition to your high school duties, you might also be called upon to pitch in with other sports and fill in for the sports editor as needed.
The position will require night and weekend work.
Advance Media New York is a digitally focused news and information company serving Central New York. Advance Media New York publishes and operates an extensive portfolio of digital and print products featuring comprehensive in-depth content from Central New York’s largest news organization. Advance Media New York’s flagship brands are syracuse.com, the leading website in the region, and The Post-Standard newspaper, which has served the community since 1829. Advance Media New York is a part of Advance Local, one of the largest media groups in the United States, which operates the leading news and information companies in more than 25 cities, reaching 50+ million people monthly with our quality, real-time journalism and community engagement. Our company is built upon the values of Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Fearlessness, and Customer Focus. For more information about Advance Local, please visit www.advancelocal.com. Advance Local is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental impairment, sexual orientation, marital status or any other category protected under federal, state or local law.
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