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Staff Writer
Houston Astros
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Houston, TX, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Minimum three years of relevant experience at a media company
  • Thorough knowledge of professional baseball
  • Thorough knowledge of the journalistic process
  • Interest in other journalistic platforms, including podcasting, a plus
  • This position is based in the Houston, TX metropolitan area
  • Excellent news sense, along with strong sources or the ability to cultivate sources to break or advance the news
  • A sharp, analytical mind able to analyze a situation and add perspective
  • Attention to detail; must be meticulous and thorough when sourcing stories
  • Ability to tell rich, ambitious, features through deep reporting and access that takes readers beyond the superficial storylines
  • Ability to work on a number of projects at the same time, balancing long-term projects with the need to deliver stories on a regular basis
  • Ability to write quick news stories and provide analysis for a variety of platforms, including live journalism
  • Creative and innovative approach to story ideation and formats
  • Unique and strong voice that can stand out from competitors
  • Must have the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and share information
  • Desire to connect with the audience by interacting with our community section and also holding live rooms, as appropriate
  • Interest in internal metrics that can help educate what subscribers desire
Desired Qualifications
  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus
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 Core 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.