Work From Home Sport Editor

June 3rd, 2013

For The Win is looking for a work from home sport editor to cover sports stories that people want to share. She or he will assist in overseeing a staff of contributors and can do so from anywhere, though USA TODAY Sports’ McLean, Va., office is preferred.

The ideal candidate has crack sports knowledge and a track record of using Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, et al. to discover, source and distribute stories. This person should have writing, editing and reporting experience, as well as a good eye for spotting viral sports stories. Experience operating within a newsroom and/or larger news organization is preferred.

They want someone who is passionate about the work, gives a high level of effort and has fun along the way. Team players are encouraged to apply.

Other requirements:

  • Is data-informed, not data-driven
  • Believes in the art of visual storytelling
  • Knows a good headline when she/he sees it
  • Has a knack for identifying and developing talent

APPLY HERE: email: send your resume to ftw@usatoday.com, with “FTW Editor” in the subject line. Please keep it brief and let us know why you’re right for the job. Note that this is currently a contract position.

Original Posting: http://ftw.usatoday.com/help-wanted-editor/


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