Digital First Media
Digital First Media is the parent company for The Boston Herald. We offer local news and information web sites and mobile apps offering rich multimedia experiences across the nation.
The Boston Herald delivers the best of Massachusetts, serving high-value audiences and connecting advertisers to them. Our award-winning coverage and numerous content delivery options endear us to an ever-growing number of readers. Our in-demand multimedia products and personalized marketing services form a powerful communications tool for our clients.
Leveraging the belief that people matter as much as technology, our suite of products including Adtaxi helps advertisers solve complex marketing challenges with custom, performance-driven solutions.
Our remarkable people \u2013 with their digital fluency, product knowledge, and ability to position our differentiators \u2013 are as important as the products themselves. #DigitalFirstMedia
The Boston Herald is looking for a full-time, ambitious and experienced sports reporter to cover the New England Patriots.
This position requires sharp reporting, passionate writing and savvy analysis on one of most fast-paced and competitive sports beats in the nation. An ability to find new angles, develop solid sourcing, drill down on breaking news and push for exclusives is a must.
The Herald Patriots beat writer is a marque player in this sports market and as such needs to know how to engage and grow a social media following and interact with our sports readers through multimedia - print, web, radio and video.
A keen knowledge of football in general and the Patriots specifically is required.
Degree in journalism, communication or equivalent experience.
The preferred candidate has experience at a daily newspaper or on-line news outlet.
Relevant experience includes news reporting and writing, shooting video, using social media, creating enterprising content.
Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.
Strong reporting, writing, organizational and story structure skills.
Understands imperatives of emerging and existing platforms, including web, mobile and print.
Beats production deadlines.
Contributes to a positive culture of teamwork and collaboration.
Experiments with new digital tools and platforms.
Must be flexible to work evenings, weekends and/or holiday's as well as odd hours if necessary/news requires.
Must live in area/county or be willing to relocate (no relocation assistance offered).
Must submit 4-6 writing samples or link to portfolio with resume and application.
We are an equal opportunity employer who support a diverse workforce.
Digital First Media
Website : http://www.digitalfirstmedia.com/
Digital First Media, a business name of MediaNews Group, offers news reporting and third party advertising and directory opportunities through its more than 800 multi-platform products which include web, mobile, tablet and print.