Senior Editor Trending Sports, CBS Sports


New York, NY, US, 10036 New York, NY, US, 10019

New York
Fully Remote




Overview and Responsibilities:’s senior editor of trending sports and newsletters will lead coverage and manage a growing group of writers across a wide variety of sports while also serving as a guiding voice behind coverage overlapping sports, culture and the internet. The senior editor will also take a leadership role developing, compiling, editing and sending email newsletters that reach millions of readers daily. This position, which includes benefits such as health insurance and paid vacation, may mostly work early weekday shifts along with occasional nights and weekends depending on coverage needs.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

The senior editor of trending sports will:

  • Develop and edit stories that meet the quality, legal and ethical standards of
  • Lead composition and editing of's daily newsletters
  • Coordinate coverage across a wide variety of sports, including hockey, tennis, racing and the Olympics
  • Help drive creative storytelling and unique content across all sports
  • Manage a team of writers with a variety of experience levels and sports expertise
  • Provide leadership on subjects including SEO, creative content, social media and more
  • Work well with other newsroom leaders in helping plan and elevate all types of content
  • Focus on driving audience loyalty to all CBS Sports products and platforms

Basic Qualifications:

  • Proven judgment in editorial decision-making and strategic content management
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • A deep understanding of sports' relationship with the internet and what stories attract audience
  • A track record of producing and leading creative content initiatives
  • Experience with SEO and other audience acquisition tactics
  • Deep knowledge of and passion for sports with a willingness to widen that spectrum
  • At least five years of professional experience in a news editorial role
  • An undergraduate college degree, preferably in journalism or communications
  • Schedule flexibility as the role dictates

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience utilizing a variety of content management systems
  • Experience using Photoshop or similar programs
  • An established ability to work across departments
  • Experience managing a significant staff of writers


CBS Sports, a year-round leader in cross-platform sports coverage, broadcasts a portfolio of events on the CBS Television Network, including THE NFL ON CBS; college football, including the SEC ON CBS; college basketball, including the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship; golf, including The Masters®, PGA Championship and PGA TOUR; soccer, including the UEFA Champions League and NWSL; and CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR. 

In addition, the division includes CBS SPORTS NETWORK, the 24-hour cable home of CBS Sports which televises live sports programming throughout the year, including college football and basketball games, UEFA Champions League and Europa League action, Italy's Serie A matches, Concacaf national team competitions, as well as a full slate of original programming and studio coverage. 

CBS Sports also delivers an extensive lineup of global soccer coverage on Paramount+, including every UEFA club competition match, all Serie A matches as well as Concacaf national team competitions, and produces INSIDE THE NFL for Paramount+. CBS Sports Digital's multi-platform offerings include and the CBS Sports apps for mobile and connected TV devices; the 24/7 streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ; 247Sports; MaxPreps; CBS Sports fantasy games; and SportsLine.




Hiring Salary Range: $75,000.00 - 82,000.00. 


The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.  The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable,  as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement. This position is bonus eligible.


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