Full Time Job

Staff Writer, 247Sports

CBS Interactive

Burbank, CA 03-05-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description


ViacomCBS Streaming (formerly CBS Interactive) is a division of ViacomCBS that encompasses both free, paid, and premium streaming services including Pluto TV, Paramount +, CBS Sports Digital, and CBS News Digital.

Brand Overview:

247Sports is a digital enterprise focused on delivering original college sports and recruiting news on a team-by-team basis to passionate sports fans across the world through a spectrum of platforms. 247Sports is part of CBS Sports Digital -- a portfolio of premium digital sports media properties including CBSSports.com, MaxPreps and SportsLine -- is consistently ranked a top-three sports property, reaching more than 70M sports fans monthly across desktop, mobile, and connected TV devices.

Role Details:

We are looking for a new team member who is passionate about College football, basketball and athletics. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who works well in a team environment and has strong communication skills. In this role, you play a key part in our College Football coverage - providing content for our fans and our premium subscribers along with interacting with them on our message boards.

Your Day-to-Day:
• Report and provide free and premium written updates on college football, basketball and athletics.
• Write or contribute to national features
• Cover collegiate football, basketball games and other key events throughout the year to gather unique content for our users and subscribers.
• Post on team site message board communities and interact with fans by providing news, analysis and insight on college athletics.

Key Projects:
• Build relationships and develop sources to provide premium information and break news.
• Provide original and quality team content to help grow audience and message board community.
• Work with national editorial to provide comprehensive coverage on national news.


What you bring to the team:

You have -
• Experience covering and reporting on college football
• Must be able to travel and work flexible hours including nights and weekends
• Experience in multimedia especially shooting and editing photos and doing video.
• Strong interpersonal and communication abilities

You might also have -
• Experience with social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat
• Experience on camera for video features around football and basketball coverage

FUNCTION: Editorial/Publishing/Content

Company Profile
CBS Interactive

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of ViacomCBS as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry.