Sports Editor

Job Locations US-FL-Orlando
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/21/2021 11:29 AM)
Requisition ID
Editorial - Editors
Position Type
Physical Work Location
Sun Sentinel - Work from Home


The Orlando Sentinel is looking for an experienced sports editor to help lead our award-winning department. This person will report to the content director and be the day-to-day manager of the sports department. Our primary beats include coverage of the Orlando Magic of the NBA, Orlando City of Major League Soccer, the Orlando Pride of the National Women’s Soccer League, the University of Florida, the University of Central Florida and local high schools. In addition, we cover major sports events in our area including two NASCAR races, three college football bowl games, a PGA tournament and much more. Our focus is on enterprise reporting and going beyond the advance/game story cycle.  


Candidate must reside in the Orlando area, or be willing to relocate. 


Among the sports editor’s duties:


  • Collaborate with content director on story/event planning
  • Work with reporters on story ideas and editing of their stories
  • Help manage sports channel of website and help plan print edition
  • Report and write stories as necessary for department
  • Help identify initiatives or content areas that could increase digital subscriptions


Candidates must have previous experience as a sports editor for a daily newspaper or major market digital news/sports organization. A minimum of three to five years newsroom management experience is also required.



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