Associate Editor, NBA

Oct 06, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That's because we're always finding new ways to interact with fans - however and wherever they connect with sports. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.

The Associate Editor will work with other editors to create, develop and manage compelling year-round coverage of the NBA in our Digital & Print Media division, which includes and ESPN The Magazine. This editor must have a passion for the NBA and knowledge of the league, preferably with background covering, editing or producing related content. The Associate Editor will edit copy, build stories in our content management program, and help develop content on all platforms.

* At least 1 year of editorial, reporting, blogging, social, multimedia and/or copy editing experience

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills and news judgment

* Appreciation of popular culture and understanding of the tastes of ESPN's audiences

* Knowledge of the NBA, as well as the key players, teams, managers, league operations and the like

* Basic understanding and appreciation of search engine optimization and social media

* Bachelor's degree or higher in Journalism, Communications, English or a related field.

* Help create innovative NBA content and means of storytelling that distinguishes our coverage across all of ESPN's platforms, including digital, print and social.

* Help integrate coverage with ESPN's multiple entities, including TV production, Radio and ESPN The Magazine.

* Exhibit and continue to develop a solid understanding and appreciation of news, story play and trending topics.

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