BROOKLYN NETS BEAT REPORTER
Newsday, an award-winning news organization serving Long Island through its portfolio of print and digital products, has an opening for a versatile sports reporter to cover the Brooklyn Nets in one of the country’s most competitive and fast-paced markets.
Essential Duties & Functions
- Break stories and report on breaking news as it relates to the assignment/beat.
- Use social media to find sources and stories to supplement our reporting.
- Collaborate with our alternative and visual storytelling teams.
- Collaborate with Newsday TV as we look to expand in key growth areas.
Essential Job Knowledge & Skills
- The candidate must have at least five years of experience on a major professional sports beat and a proven track record of developing and building sources to break news.
- Demonstrated expertise in creating content for all platforms.
- Strong news judgment and sense of what will resonate with our audiences.
- Understands how to write for various platforms and has the ability to engage and grow a digital audience.
- Requires writing on tight deadlines, breaking news and producing engaging features and enterprise stories that shed new light on trends both on and off the field of play.
- Ability and willingness to work a flexible and varied schedule to include weekends, holidays and extended hours as needed to support business needs.
- The Company requires that the successful candidate hired for this position be fully-vaccinated for COVID-19, absent being granted an accommodation due to medical, pregnancy, or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption. If you are selected for this position, you will be asked if you are able to meet the requirement.
- This position is represented by the Graphics Communication Conference, IBT.
- The annual salary range for this role is from $102,712 – $110,500, commensurate with experience.
Newsday Media Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants and incumbents are selected, placed, trained, compensated and promoted without regard to actual or perceived sex, race, color, age, national origin, citizenship, marital or domestic partner status, military/veteran status, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity or expression, religion or religious creed, ancestry, physical or mental disability or handicap, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition, Newsday Media Group provides a reasonable accommodation for applicants/incumbents with disabilities. Please advise Human Resources if you require a reasonable accommodation.