Staff Writer Job at Vox Media | The Dots
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1 month ago
  • Level Mid Level
  • Professions Staff Writer
  • Type Full Time
  • Location Remote

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Description

As the leading independent modern media company, Vox Media ignites conversations and influences culture. Across digital, podcasts, TV, streaming, live events, and print, we tell stories that affect our audience's daily lives and entertain as much as they inform.
Our portfolio features influential and respected editorial properties including Vox, New York Magazine, The Verge, The Cut, Eater, Vulture, The Strategist, Polygon, SB Nation, Intelligencer, Curbed, Grub Street and Recode. Off-platform, the Vox Media Podcast Network offers one of the largest collections of popular podcasts, and Vox Media Studios produces and distributes the award-winning nonfiction shows. Powered by innovative technology that scales quality, the Chorus publishing platform and Concert advertising marketplace answer the always-changing needs of modern audiences, creators and marketers.
Vox Media has been named one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Companies in Media,” an Inc. “Company of the Year,” Digiday’s “Best Company for Parents,” and one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign.
DK Nation, a collaboration between DraftKings and SB Nation, is developing into the premier destination for Daily Fantasy and betting content. We are seeking enterprising, self-starting, and experienced writers to build out our coverage across an assortment of professional and college sports.
Do you…
  • Play daily fantasy sports?
  • Bet on sports?
  • Write about sports?
  • Follow injury and roster news?
  • Want to help advise our millions of readers on their fantasy and sports betting decisions?
We're looking for a staff writer to join our team at DK Nation. This person should possess strong knowledge about the NFL, daily fantasy football, and sports betting. Additional knowledge of NBA, college football, UFC, NASCAR, and most any other sport is highly valued as well. This person will be responsible for analyzing breaking news for the fantasy and betting impact, building out regular positional rankings, providing start/sit and waiver advice, and any additional fantasy sports and sports betting content as needed.
Minimum requirements:
  • Ability to do self-directed work without strict supervision
  • Can produce clean analysis on breaking news at a fast pace
  • Strong knowledge of the NFL
  • Strong knowledge of DFS and sports betting (can be through writing experience or playing experience)
  • Some knowledge of some or all additional sports including: NBA, college football, UFC, NASCAR, golf, MLB
  • At least two years of experience writing about sports (for pay or in leisure time)
  • Basic understanding of search-engine optimization
To apply, please submit a resume detailing any previous relevant experience, a cover letter explaining why you want to be a part of what we’re building at DKNation, and a writing sample.
About working at Vox Media:
This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefits—including flexible hours and generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees and to ensure that our healthcare and other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and fun—and who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.
Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.

Skills Required

  • Article Writing
  • Writing
  • Sports Journalism

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