Here's how to apply to be a breaking news writer at SI.com.
Update: We are no longer accepting applications for this position.
Sports Illustrated is hiring an entry-level breaking news writer, based in New York City. We're looking for an ambitious reporter with sound journalistic instincts who feels comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.
The ideal candidate should feel comfortable writing a mix of hard news stories and Extra Mustard posts, and has a basic understanding of Search Engine Optimization. Candidates should be able to write quickly and cleanly. The ability to work collaboratively in a team environment is essential.
This is an hourly position to start; 40 hours a week.
• Journalism experience, either professional or collegiate
• Sound news judgment
• Ability to work quickly
• Can write clean copy under fast-paced deadline
• Thorough knowledge of sports
• Understands how to use social media to find stories
• Flexibility to work nights and weekends
• Must be willing to work out of SI's New York City office