Beat Reporter

MLB (Baltimore, Maryland)

Posted 1 week ago

We are searching for a beat reporter to cover the Baltimore Orioles. The reporter would cover Spring Training, the regular season, any postseason games as well as the Winter Meetings. We want someone who’s a baseball nut, but also appreciates the lighter side of the game and is inclusive of the casual fan, who can think and write quickly and accurately, and is intuitive about which types of content will resonate. Being open to feedback, direction and new approaches on how to over a Major League Baseball team is a must.

Responsibilities include:

  • Building and developing trusted sources in the organization
  • Writing news, game recaps, analysis and feature content
  • Reacting quickly and accurately during breaking news
  • Augmenting content with photos, videos and a social media presence
  • Communicating proactively with content teammates and managers

Qualifications include:

  • Excellent writing and self-editing skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple responsibilities on deadline
  • Thorough knowledge of baseball and statistics
  • Obsessive about accuracy
  • Sound news judgment
  • Social media savvy
  • Experience with content management systems and web publishing
  • Basic HTML and Photoshop skills
  • Must be available nights and weekends

All in-office and ballpark-based positions are subject to MLB’s mandatory Covid-19 vaccine policy

Apply Here.

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