Heavy, a leading news and information website, is looking to partner a hard-charging, entrepreneurial freelance contributor to cover the NBA. The Celtics, 76ers, Nets, and Rockets, among others, will be covered.
We've launched an initiative aimed at having lightning-fast, comprehensive coverage of a select group of NBA teams, and are looking for one freelance contributor to cover each team.
Candidates should be able to demonstrate the following:
- A passion for and deep understanding of the NBA and potentially one specific team
- Proven ability to vet, verify and confirm information
- A track record of professional NBA coverage
- Exceptional planning and organizational skills
- Ability and desire to react rapidly to on- and off-the-court breaking news
- Strong multi-tasking and communication skills
- Ability to quickly navigate social media — especially Twitter and Instagram — to spot breaking news and find additional information after a story breaks
- Ability to produce clean and polished copy
Work autonomously and remotely. Compensation scales with performance. Send cover letter, resume and three writing samples to Jeff Smith with NBA contributor in the subject line.