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Digital Sports NBA Insider (Remote)

Sinclair Broadcast Group

This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted March 28, 2021.

nnSinclair Sports Group is hiring an NBA Insider to be the voice, face and byline of basketball content on our new Bally Sports’ national and regional digital platforms.

They must be passionate about basketball and a creative force, comfortable on camera and in podcast/audio environments, creating and curating social media, and in reporting and writing.

A mix of host and analyst, they will provide original commentary and interact with Bally Sports NBA broadcast talent at our RSNs.

nn nnThe Insider will be a digital native and with a proven history of cultivating a community around their shared appreciation of the sport.

The ideal candidate will bring a following with them to Bally Sports, including audiences for social media, video, audio and the written word.

nn nnThe job is remote (work from home) with evening and weekend work as dictated by NBA games and news cycles.

nn nn RESPONSIBILITIES: nn Prolific content production for Bally Sports’ national digital platforms including social media, text, live video and VOD, and podcasts/audio Write, report, and break news React to breaking news with original reporting and commentary
– also curate and amplify content with Bally Sports NBA broadcast talent at our RSNs Exercise strong news judgment and support Bally Sports’ mission and voice Collaborate with digital content managers at our RSNs to create content that serves their local audiences and platforms nn REQUIREMENTS: nn Deeply knowledgeable about NBA players and teams
– authenticity is everything 4+ years writing and reporting on the NBA at a major media outlet(s) under consistent deadlines 2+ years of on-air experience on digital, social, and/or linear channels 1+ year as podcast talent, either as host, co-host, or regular guest Demonstrable experience and aptitude for web publishing tools including: Photo editing software (Photoshop, etc.) Video editing software (Premiere, Wildmoka) Content Management Systems Thorough knowledge of digital media best practices, including SEO and content sharing Strong news judgment Strong social presence, especially on Twitter and Instagram nn ATTRIBUTES: nn nnThe right person for this role will be: nn Passionate, knowledgeable, and connected in NBA circles A self-starter requiring little oversight while maintaining excellent attention to detail
• Willing to work hours as dictated by the digital news cycle and events, including evenings and weekends Team player who is able to work cross-functionally and adjust to constantly changing media landscape A clear communicator and “clean” writer nnSinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!nn nn About Us nn nnMake your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere!

We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country.

In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet.

Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms.

We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR.

Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees.

We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!nn nn About the Team nn nnThe life-blood of our organization is our people.

We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people.

How good?

Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed.

Ready to be part of a winning team?

Let’s talk.nn