We're hiring! Apply to join SI.com's news team

Here's how to apply to be a breaking news writer at SI.com. 
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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