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Staff Writer

Discovery Communications
New York, NY 10001
  • Job Code
    114307010
Discovery Communications


Staff Writer

US-NY-New York City

Job ID: 22942
Type: Company Employee Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Programming & Production
US-NY-New York City

Overview

Golf Digest is looking for a Staff Writer to report and produce content across platforms. A significant portion of the role will be chronicling the career of its Chief Playing Editor, Tiger Woods, and traveling to the tournaments he enters. Additionally, this writer will be charged with generating and executing regular story ideas for the Golf Digest website and magazine, relating to both professional golf and the game at large.

This position will report to the Editorial Director.



Responsibilities

1.Conceive and create engaging, shareable content that advances the editorial mission of engaging casual golfers and general sports fans.
2. Editing news, technical, and project articles (copyediting, editing for clarity and structure, fact-checking, etc.)
3. Writing news articles (breaking news, assessments of industry trends, interviews, etc.)
4. Content ideation (following industry trends, designing article topics, developing resources,)
5. Partner with the video teams to create original video for its social channels.
6. Conceive and create content specifically for social channels.
7. Use analytics of audience behavior to inform content ideas.
8. Writing in-depth feature articles for the print magazine.



Qualifications

* Excellent writing and communication skills.
* A deep knowledge of digital content, and how to cater content for different platforms.
* A deep knowledge of golf terminology and golf culture.
* Minimum 2+ years working in journalism or content creation.
* Fair understanding of using analytical tools to monitor success of features
* Familiarity working with a content management system.
* Photoshop, HTML, video and audio editing skills are a plus.
* Must have the legal right to work in the United States.

New York City, New York, NYC, NY

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

EEO is the Law

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com.

PI114307010

<b>Discovery Communications</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Staff Writer</b><br/><br/>US-NY-New York City<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 22942<br/><b>Type:</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> Programming & Production<br/>US-NY-New York City<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">Golf Digest is looking for a Staff Writer to report and produce content across platforms. A significant portion of the role will be chronicling the career of its Chief Playing Editor, Tiger Woods, and traveling to the tournaments he enters. Additionally, this writer will be charged with generating and executing regular story ideas for the Golf Digest website and magazine, relating to both professional golf and the game at large.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;">This position will report to the Editorial Director.</p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">1.Conceive and create engaging, shareable content that advances the editorial mission of engaging casual golfers and general sports fans.<br />2. Editing news, technical, and project articles (copyediting, editing for clarity and structure, fact-checking, etc.)<br />3. Writing news articles (breaking news, assessments of industry trends, interviews, etc.)<br />4. Content ideation (following industry trends, designing article topics, developing resources,)<br />5. Partner with the video teams to create original video for its social channels.<br />6. Conceive and create content specifically for social channels.<br />7. Use analytics of audience behavior to inform content ideas.<br />8. Writing in-depth feature articles for the print magazine.</p><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">* Excellent writing and communication skills.<br />* A deep knowledge of digital content, and how to cater content for different platforms.<br />* A deep knowledge of golf terminology and golf culture.<br />* Minimum 2+ years working in journalism or content creation.<br />* Fair understanding of using analytical tools to monitor success of features<br />* Familiarity working with a content management system.<br />* Photoshop, HTML, video and audio editing skills are a plus.<br />* Must have the legal right to work in the United States.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">New York City, New York, NYC, NY</span></p>Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information. <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=581131&hashed=1619517695">EEO is the Law</a> <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=588767&hashed=2014725565">Pay Transparency Policy Statement</a><br><br> If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com. <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/ygXwrwtbknnRikAdFyXbK"> <p>PI114307010</p>
Posted: 2019-10-04 Expires: 2019-11-04

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