CBS Sports Network is searching for a motivated, self-starting sports enthusiast to join its Operations team as a Ticker Operator. This freelance position will report to the Director, Operations and is a fit for someone who is passionate and knowledgeable about sports, is proactive and has a desire to contribute to the network.
This role will assist in the production of content for the ticker to provide content and context while ensuring the accuracy of live news-and-information.
The Ticker Coordinator’s responsibilities include:
Writing and editing news and information in a real-time environment
Making editorial decisions
Ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of on-air content
Researching original content for use on-air
4-year college degree or equivalent work experience required
Working knowledge of social media platforms (Twitter, Instagram, etc)
Extensive knowledge of NCAA football and basketball, NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and other sports
Willingness to work weeknights, weekends and holidays
Highly proactive and organized with the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
Must be detail-oriented
Strong communication and written skills
Ability to work well under pressure and maintain a professional ‘can do’ attitude at all times