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College Athletics Beat Writer

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time







The Oklahoman Media Company is seeking a strong storyteller and passionate journalist to cover college football for our award-winning sports section and website:, and Oklahoman.comThe writer’s primary responsibility will be in covering the Oklahoma State men’s basketball team with secondary responsibilities including OSU football, wrestling and baseball. Our next Oklahoma State beat writer will engage readers across all platforms by:


  • Breaking news on one of the nation’s premier athletic departments and a football program that wins and contends for Big 12 and BCS titles;
  • Writing memorable features, enterprise, project and game stories;
  • Making our blogs must-reads throughout the day;
  • Building deep relationships with sources and readers using social media and old-fashioned tools like conversation;
  • Must be able to work across multi-media platforms such as social media, video, blogging, and recording podcasts.
  • Contributing to and collaborating with a team of journalists to serve a readership captivated by sports and how we cover it;


If you are committed to all this and helping us get better, please apply. Please send a cover letter, writing samples and examples of your best digital work when you apply online. 


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