London. UK: Digital Sports News Editor (Freelance) - ESPN




Job Vacancy: 
Digital Sports News Editor (Freelance) - ESPN

Location: 
London, UK



The role

ESPN is looking for an experienced sports news editor who will work with reporters, as well as edit and write news stories. ESPN is part of the Walt Disney company and this position is based in the Disney offices in Hammersmith, offering a competitive salary.


Candidates will be expected to display outstanding news judgment, thorough knowledge of digital practices (including SEO) and a strong knowledge of journalistic principles and methods. The role ensures all content meets established ESPN standards and is a hands-on position where you will be working with all kinds of content (text, video, audio).


The Digital Sports Journalist will work closely with ESPN’s sports news operations, not only in London but also in ESPN’s headquarters in Bristol, CT., USA and other regions around the world. The role will require the candidate to create content around multiple sports, from football to cricket and golf, tennis, NBA, NFL and emerging sports such as MMA and eSports.


This position requires daily communication with teams across multiple continents and time zones. Strong organisational skills are a must.


This is a freelance position. You will be expected to work five days out of seven, including evenings and weekends.

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