Reporter/Copy Editor - Baltimore/DC


We're looking for people who can play a versatile role creating informative and compelling content for MLB.com. This position involves sharing time between covering games from the ballpark and managing content on the web. We want someone who's a baseball nut, but also appreciates the lighter side of the game and is inclusive of the casual fan; can think and write quickly and accurately; understands effective headlines; and is intuitive about which types of content will resonate.

Responsibilities include:

  • Writing news, game recaps, analysis and feature content
  • Editing and posting content on team websites
  • Reacting quickly and accurately during breaking news
  • Crafting interesting headlines, captions, blurbs and story packages
  • Augmenting content with photos, videos and social media
  • Communicating proactively with content teammates

Qualifications include:

  • Excellent writing and copy-editing skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple Responsibilities on deadline
  • Thorough knowledge of baseball and statistics
  • Obsessive about accuracy
  • Sound news judgment
  • Social media savvy
  • Experience with content management systems and web publishing a plus
  • Basic HTML and Photoshop skills a plus
  • Must be available nights and weekends

Candidates must live within reasonable commuting distance to the ballpark (or ballparks).