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Denver Outlaws Beat Writer (Contractor)

Premier Lacrosse League

Posted 5 months ago



Denver, CO, USA

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Job Description

The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) is looking to hire a Beat Writer to follow, interview, report, and storytell around the Denver Outlaws. The Beat Writer will identify key storylines, spotlight superstar players, and prepare pre-and post-game coverage. This candidate must be a strong interpersonal communicator and a passionate storyteller. The ideal candidate will create consistent and authentic content while providing fans with increased access to their favorite club.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Write long-form features on Denver Outlaws players
  • Cover breaking news (i.e. coaching hires, free agent signings, trades, transactions, injuries)
  • Ask critical questions in postgame press conferences
  • Work closely with the Denver Outlaws social media team to identify key beats and storylines

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Qualifications Required

  • Strong writing skills
  • Experience in 1-on-1 interviews and press conferences
  • Knowledge of the league landscape and player movement calendar
  • Ability to engage and interact with fanbases through Twitter, Discord, and other social media
  • “A”-Level writer and communicator

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