The Washington Times is seeking a Sports Reporter to join an award-winning staff covering sports and related issues in the nation’s capital and beyond. We cover primarily professional and college sports in the Washington, D.C., area, though our scope expands to national trends, events, and issues. The Sports Reporter will be responsible for NFL coverage with a focus on the Washington Commanders.
The successful candidate will be versatile and flexible, able to juggle a variety of assignments across different teams and sports. Enterprise and the ability to conceive and execute it are highly valued, but the ability to recognize news and willingness to drop everything to get it posted online are just as critical. Nights, weekends and holiday hours are required.
The ideal candidate must have 3-5 years of sports reporting, be a team player ready to cover a large market and must be willing and able to shift gears on the fly. Experience covering an NFL team a plus. Digital and social media skills also are valued.
The Washington Times offers a competitive base salary, as well as, medical, dental, vision, company-paid life insurance, a generous paid time off program, matching 401(k) plan, and free on-site parking. If you have a huge drive to succeed, an outstanding work ethic, integrity, and a proven professional with excellent communication skills who is ready to take the lead, apply TODAY!
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