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Sports Illustrated

Position: Associate Web Producer
Type: Full Time
Location: NYC
Responsibilities include:

  • Editing original content, writing headlines and teases for stories and section fronts, as well as producing articles and photo galleries.
  • Section management including planning content around the sports calendar, assisting the site producer in coordinating news coverage on SI.com’s front page, and maintaining connective tissue to the night time staff.
  • Working with writers on breaking news stories
  • Monitoring social streams and curating live feeds

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following:

    • Strong news judgment and the ability to make quick and accurate decisions
    • Ability to assemble multiple components of a story and place it contextually across the site
    • Solid editing and writing skills
    • A broad knowledge of sports
    • Good organizational skills and the ability to multitask
    • Familiarity with the production of multimedia elements including non-linear video editing, Photoshop, animated GIFs, podcasts and polls
    • Experience in social media preferred, including a working knowledge of Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and Instagram
    • Familiarity with content management systems, Word Press blogging tools and HTML is ideal
    • At least one year previous experience in a print or online newsroom

This job was originally posted on Ed2010. Click for more info.

 

ESPN the Magazine

Position: Photo Assistant
Type: Part-time
Location: Connecticut

As a Photo Assistant you will assist in magazine photo research, web imagery, maintaining photo archives and more, while learning all the ins and outs of the magazine/web world. ESPN, Inc., The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities. Headquartered in Bristol, Connecticut, ESPN is 80% owned by ABC, Inc. (a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company), and 20% by the Hearst Corporation.

ESPN was founded by Bill Rasmussen and launched on September 7, 1979. Now with over 6,500 employees, each year ESPN televises more than 5,100 live and/or original hours of sports programming. The company’s mission is to serve sports fans.  Anytime.  Anywhere.

Responsibilities
•Researching images for the magazine and the web
•Assisting photo editors in a variety of ways, including production, mailings, photo trafficking and special projects
•Maintaining photo archives
•Work on multiple projects and communicate clearly

Basic Qualifications
• Typically, the assistant or researcher is a recent college graduate with some professional experience, perhaps as an intern for a magazine or newspaper

• Knowledge of web photography work
• Working knowledge of the Mac platform
• Photography research skills
• Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle complex projects under tight deadlines
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Good understanding of permissions, including photo copyrights

Preferred Qualifications
• Working knowledge of OSX is a plus
• Bachelor’s degree is preferred

 This job was originally posted on Ed2010.  Click for more info.


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