’s senior editor of trending sports and newsletters will lead coverage and manage a growing group of writers across a wide variety of sports while also serving as a guiding voice behind coverage overlapping sports, culture and the internet.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

The senior editor of trending sports will:

  • Develop and edit stories that meet the quality, legal and ethical standards of
  • Lead composition and editing of's daily newsletters
  • Coordinate coverage across a wide variety of sports, including hockey, tennis, racing and the Olympics
  • Help drive creative storytelling and unique content across all sports
  • Manage a team of writers with a variety of experience levels and sports expertise
  • Provide leadership on subjects including SEO, creative content, social media and more
  • Work well with other newsroom leaders in helping plan and elevate all types of content
  • Focus on driving audience loyalty to all CBS Sports products and platform

Basic Qualifications:

  • Proven judgment in editorial decision-making and strategic content management
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • A deep understanding of sports' relationship with the internet and what stories attract audience
  • A track record of producing and leading creative content initiatives
  • Experience with SEO and other audience acquisition tactics
  • Deep knowledge of and passion for sports with a willingness to widen that spectrum
  • At least five years of professional experience in a news editorial role
  • An undergraduate college degree, preferably in journalism or communications
  • Schedule flexibility as the role dictates

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