|Date Posted||September 29, 2020|
|Required Education||Bachelor's Degree|
|Job Status||Not Specified|
We are seeking one or more professional journalists with special knowledge of poker, gambling, and/or sports betting to elevate our coverage of off-the-table poker and casino gambling news. Candidates should have vast experience conducting interviews and other research to produce timely original stories. We’re looking for that skilled reporter who knows how to work their sources for information, pull essential details from court filings and financial reports, and use quotes and data to help readers see a bigger picture or different perspective.
If you have a nose for news, high journalistic standards, and mastery of the English language, we’d like to talk with you. This job is remote and can be done from anywhere, but preference may be given to applicants based in live poker hotspots or states with legal online gambling.
This job will start with part-time freelance work, but for the right fit could grow quickly into a full-time gig.
What You’d Be Doing
Providing daily beat coverage of the poker industry
Providing poker community coverage as assigned
Participating in intelligent social media conversation about poker and the gaming industry
Finding your own stories, developing your own network of sources
Submitting clean copy, ready to publish
What You Bring to the Table
At least 5 years of journalism experience
Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field
Demonstrated strong writing skills, command of AP style
Proven experience interpreting legal, financial, and other public documents
Experience with Wordpress or other content management systems
Bonus Points for
Familiarity with SEO best practices (2020 version)
Experience with podcasts or streaming video
Special connections within the poker community
Send us a resume and clips. Links to previous work also is acceptable.
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