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Overview

Like other Warner Bros. Discovery brands, Golf Digest.com focuses on providing readers smart, entertaining content about the world of golf, covering the game they play—with compelling instruction, equipment and course reviews—and the game they watch—with smart analysis about golf at the professional and elite amateur level. Whether it’s written stories, videos, podcasts, photos, etc., the aim is to create thoughtful, entertaining content that readers can learn from and come back to. 

 

Golf Digest is looking for a Staff Writer to join our team to provide compelling and groundbreaking coverage of professional golf for the leading media brand in the game. This writer will break news and write feature stories for all of our platforms.

Responsibilities

  • Break news and write feature stories for all platforms, including GolfDigest.com and Golf Digest’s print magazine
  • Produce content for social media, podcasts and videos by overseeing photo and video shoots with top golf talent for print and digital platforms
  • Develop and execute new Golf Digest video franchises for owned and operated platforms, social platforms, and YouTube
  • Contribute as a guest and host to Golf Digest suite of podcasts
  • Coverage of professional golf will include regular travel to tournaments and other events for reporting assignments, in addition to reporting and developing sources from afar

Qualifications

  • Excellent writing and communication skills with attention to detail and grammar required
  • Excellent reporting skills required
  • An ability to develop a deep roster of contacts in the golf world, as well as a sense for ideas that will drive audiences on different platforms, are essential
  • Experience in podcasting and video is also helpful
  • Golf experience is not essential, but an interest in the game and a passion for creative storytelling is preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, or a related field
  • 2 - 3 years experience in sports journalism preferred
  • Must have the legal right to work in the United States

Skills for Staff Writer

Career Path for Staff Writer

The following is the career advancement route for Staff Writer positions, which can be used as a reference in future career path planning. As a Staff Writer, it can be promoted into senior positions as a Technical Writer III that are expected to handle more key tasks, people in this role will get a higher salary paid than an ordinary Staff Writer. You can explore the career advancement for a Staff Writer below and select your interested title to get hiring information.