NBA/Wizards Beat Writer/Reporter

Responsibilities

Do you have a passion for sports storytelling?

NBC Sports Washington is looking for an Experienced NBA/Wizards journalist who has a passion for sports and loves compelling storytelling to cover our digital and linear platforms. To be successful in this role, you must have beat reporting or other related experience at a professional publication, be comfortable producing content across all of NBC Sports Washington's platforms, a creative storyteller and be proficient in finding stories inside and outside of the scrum.

This is a staff position with full benefits.

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications:
  • Have a gut instinct for a good story, especially one that no one else is telling.
  • Decisive on angles and assignments, and write in a fun, clear, NBC Sports Washington - friendly voice
  • Write with a strong sense of urgency, energy and tenacity
  • Demonstrates ability to break exclusive stories
  • Understanding the tenets of professional journalism
  • Proficient in social media platforms including Twitter, Instagram and Facebook
  • Quick and accurate: Typos drive you nuts. Factual errors keep you up at night. You stay calm when things get crazy, think fast, and turn stories around quickly and with no drama
  • Displays depth as a reporter and capability of devising reporting methods to get at the difficult stories
  • Has ability to juggle priorities and assignments to produce both short-term and project-level work