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Associate Editor
News & Live, Remote
Posted on 7/19/2022
Canada • United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Social Media
  • 2+ years of professional journalism experience, preferably in a fast-paced news environment
  • Knowledge of WordPress and basic functionality and comfort level operating in multiple CMS platforms
  • Editing experience on news copy strongly preferred
  • Photo editing skills, while not required, are a plus
  • Familiarity with multiple social media platforms
  • Ability to work nights and weekends required
  • Interest and knowledge across a range of different sports
  • This is a remote job based in the US or Canada
  • Collaborate with sport editors to launch live coverage around breaking news
  • Write, edit and publish news stories and live coverage with speed and accuracy
  • Coordinate with writers in the field who are contributing to live and news coverage
  • Have an understanding of search optimization and how to identify coverage opportunities
  • Editing, producing and publishing news stories via a dedicated publishing process, including writing headlines and selecting photos
  • Using real-time metrics to assess performance and adjust appropriately
The Athletic Media Company

201-500 employees

Sports news
Company Overview
The Athletic Media Company's mission is to produce coverage for die-hard fans
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401(k)
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Free Subscription
  • Competitive Health Care
  • HSA & FSA
  • Commuter Benefits
Company Values
  • Move forward fearlessly. We are a company that is redefining the way fans get access to sports content. We've never been afraid to push the envelope and will continue to build a better experience on behalf of our team and our readers.
  • Never settle. No shortcuts. We are relentless in our pursuit of the most in-depth, substantive sports coverage. Our model allows us to create and publish content on our own terms. We employ an unrivaled team of editors and writers who put in the hard work.
  • Be authentic. Credibility and a unique approach to storytelling are at the core of everything we publish. Covering the best stories with integrity, our writers are encouraged to build their own brand and act as leading sources of truth.
  • Build community. We are at our best when we empower all perspectives and hold each other accountable. We foster a unique community unlike any other, where sports fans and writers can come together to share ideas, display their passions, and engage in meaningful debate.