February 6, 2012

MLB.com hiring sports journalists

MLB.com, the website of Major League Baseball, is looking to fill Editorial Producer positions. These are part-time positions. Shifts are nights and weekends, up to 32 hours per week.

Editorial producers are responsible for all content production surrounding one baseball game per shift. Responsibilities include editing and posting all content, about 8-10 stories per shift and posting additional multimedia pieces. Write headlines, captions, blurbs. Select and crop photos. Update and maintain two team sites consistently throughout course of game. Monitor game and communicate with reporters about storylines. Communicate with regional and national editors throughout process.

• Strong copy-editing skills. Prior experience at a newspaper or website is required.
• Knowledge of basic HTML and web publishing.
• Experience with content management systems a plus.Thorough knowledge of baseball. You will be quizzed.
• Basic knowledge of Photoshop.
• Candidates must be based in the NY metropolitan area.

If interested and qualified, please apply online at www.mlb.com/careers.

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