The nation’s best sports section is making a major expansion into daily sports video. And we are seeking someone who can be the face of this new effort as well as contribute production, development and writing skills to our editorial vision.
The NYP sports anchor/producer must have a can-do attitude. Someone who knows all the on the field news while also appreciating the odd and unconventional stories, humor and even gossip. The anchor must be a font of knowledge about major leagues sports, especially the hometown New York teams. Candidate should also be familiar with other emerging areas such as fantasy, sports betting, esports, etc, This person must be an idea factory with knowledge and savvy to suggest video segment ideas across all these topic areas. We’re seeking on camera talent that doesn’t need a prompter. They must be able to script their own copy and boost it when delivering on-air.
We plan to offer news and commentary. Candidate must be equally comfortable delivering a fast on-air news summary as well as participating in longer form discussion and analysis. Must be an experienced interviewer, ensuring Q&A with newsmakers and other sports figures turn into shareable content.
This is an opportunity to work with an iconic media brand as it continues exponential digital growth. New York Post has garnered more than a billion video views in the past year.
This job is located in NYC and will be in person once our New York office reopens.
- Demonstrated anchor/on-air experience on traditional or social media channels
- Production experience on digital platforms
- Previous employment at a sports publication or website a plus
- Comfort with being a bit of entrepreneur in helping to build a new department
- Ability to work closely with a production team
- Open to working evenings, holidays or weekends if required
Great editorial judgment to identify stories worth covering, social media savvy to make sure those stories get viewed
- Must enjoy working collaboratively and accurately in a fast-paced but fun environment
- Attention to detail and journalistic values of accuracy and fairness a must
TO BE CONSIDERED
Please submit your Resume, Cover Letter and Reel via email to: [email protected] with NYP SPORTS in the subject line.
Be sure to include links to all social accounts along with your reel and resume.
As an equal opportunity employer, the New York Post does not discriminate in hiring or the terms and conditions of employment because of an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The New York Post will consider the provision of reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental disabilities of otherwise qualified applicants to enable them to participate in our application process and to effectively perform the essential functions of the job, unless doing so would impose an undue financial or operational hardship.