Careers: Content

Why join Content?

Bleacher Report’s content division focuses on editorial, programming and social media. All of our teams work together to deliver consistent, high-quality content experiences that provide our users with the best sports coverage no matter where you are.

Our editorial team works closely with other content departments to ensure the quality of all content across Bleacher Report’s platforms. B/R’s programming team is responsible for placing all of our content in the right places. Our social media team creates and distributes some of the most viral sports content on the web.

For more information on positions, check out our current opportunities below.

Community Lead

About Us:

Bleacher Report is the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Its vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through the highly addictive Bleacher Report app Follow the action at bleacherreport.com and through Instagram @BleacherReport.

About the Role:

The Community Lead is responsible for creating engaging content and operating B/R’s official accounts in the mobile app. They are in charge of planning app executions around key tentpole events throughout the sports calendar and assist with developing an overarching community strategy.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a global Community and influencer plan for the B/R app

  • Be the voice of the Community and maintain a tight two-way dialogue between all stakeholders. 

  • React to breaking news and roll out official B/R app accounts. 

  • Plan and schedule Community activations, both during live events and out of events

  • Work with analytics to monitor channel engagement and optimize for Community performance

Requirements:

  • 4-6 years of directly applicable experience required

  • Deep understanding of current and emerging social trends
  • Worked directly on building or moderating a large social community 

  • Experience working with talent

  • Ability to combine strategic thinking and execution 

  • Sports fanatic with a strong understanding of all major sports 

  • A keen awareness of Bleacher Report’s voice - know how B/R reacts on multiple platforms when breaking news hits

  • Basic photoshop design skills required

  • Strong editing skills with a keen eye for punctuation and grammar is a must 

  • Ability to be hyper-organized and move with speed and flexibility in periods of ambiguity

  • Candidate must be based in, or willing to relocate to San Francisco or New York

Bleacher Report is a division of Turner. Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.

 

Content Programmer I

OVERVIEW:

We’re looking for a sports fanatic and culture junkie who knows how to find and distribute engaging sports content. Take a look at our homepage, app, social media channels and newsletters  for examples of the types of content we try to surface and package.

Bleacher Report's Programming team works virtually around the clock to give a fresh and unique look to sports fans wherever they consume content. To ensure that Bleacher Report provides the best user experience across platforms, Bleacher Report’s programmers’ responsibilities include: distributing breaking news, distributing internal/external content, creating social media posts, posting highlights, writing hooks/captions, and assisting the editorial staff in new story idea generation. This role covers all major sports (NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, Soccer, Colleges etc.) during both weekdays and weekends.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identifying breaking news, viral content hits and video highlights in real time

  • Publishing identified content immediately to social accounts that he/she is running independently

  • Setting the tone, look and feel of Bleacher Report’s social media accounts

  • News and social media monitoring to identify what is trending in sports and relevant pop culture

  • Timely and clean stylized hook writing in line with the social voice of our accounts

  • Swift editorial response and decision making, often without supervisor’s oversight

  • Assisting and collaborating with the editorial staff in new story idea generation 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 

  • 1 - 2 years of internship or professional sports media experience 

  •  Bachelor’s degree

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE/ADDITIONAL SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s degree with focus in related field such as journalism, sports management, media studies
  • High level social/mobile media understanding, especially in the realms of sports and culture

  • Candidates should have high proficiency using Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Tik Tok

  • Possesses strong writing and communication skills

  • Editing skills/experience is ideal; formal editing background is not required but a keen eye for punctuation and grammar is important

  • Candidate should be familiar with basic photo editing and a working or advanced knowledge of Photoshop is not essential but definitely beneficial 

  • Content recognition (highlights, UGC) and simple highlight editing is a major plus

Bleacher Report is a division of Turner. Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.


Content Programmer II

About Us:

Bleacher Report is the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Our vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement on social media, where it consistently ranks as the No. 1 publisher. Bleacher Report also provides an industry- leading fan experience on mobile devices through our top-rated app. Find Bleacher Report on the web at www.bleacherreport.com and on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter @BleacherReport. Bleacher Report is a division of Turner Sports.


About the role:

A Content Programmer 2 is responsible for finding engaging sports content for B/R’s mobile app and website. They are in tasked with covering breaking news, sending push notifications and curating content. 


Responsibilities:

  • Create and send push notifications about breaking news, viral moments in sports and culture 
  • Execute push notification plans around key tentpole events throughout the sports calendar
  • Collaborate with social, front page teams to ensure push notification and content packaging plans are consistent across platforms
  • Help establish B/R’s voice and tone on desktop and mobile channels


Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of sports media experience preferred
  • Sports fanatic with a strong understanding of all major sports. Expertise in Fantasy Football, MLB, MMA, WWE a plus.
  • A keen awareness of Bleacher Report’s voice. When breaking news happens, be expected to know how B/R reacts on multiple platforms.
  • Tech savvy. It’s important that the candidate is well versed in the world of Internet sports. Monitoring Twitter, major sports sites, and other social aggregation tools are examples of activities an ideal candidate would perform on a daily basis.
  • Deep understanding of current and emerging social trends.
  • Possess strong writing and communication skills.  Editing skills/experience is a plus; formal editing background is not required but a keen eye for punctuation and grammar is crucial.


Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.

Creative Executive, Development

About Us

Bleacher Report is the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Its vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through the highly addictive Bleacher Report app Follow the action at bleacherreport.com and through Instagram @BleacherReport.

The Position

The Creative Executive, Development, will be responsible for developing mid-and-long from content for Bleacher Report and external/internal third-party platforms and channels. This role will be responsible for the development of new, primarily unscripted/docuseries, but inclusive of scripted and animated series (and one-offs) for Bleacher Report. Responsibilities will include sourcing new, compelling ideas from relevant outside parties, hearing pitches, managing notes and ultimately taking projects from concept through delivery. It further includes overseeing and working in partnership with B/R’s internal Programming team as well as third party platforms and channels on all relevant creative matters relating to the development of multiple, concurrent projects.  

Requirements

  • Must have a track record of success, outstanding creative judgment and taste, and the ability to deftly manage talent and producers under high-pressure conditions
  • A reasonable portfolio of content achievements that speak to taste and ability to execute from ideation through delivery  
  • A strong knowledge base in and passion for sports and sports storytelling
  • Strong rolodex of / relationship with agents, producers, writers and production companies
  • Strong relationship skills; collaborating with Programming and Production to achieve consensus and exceptional outcomes
  • Critical understanding of social media, data and analytics and how they properly inform the development process
  • Great eye for talent; with a strong lean towards emerging and digital first
  • Superb communication, presentation, strategic, creative and storytelling skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects under tight time constraints
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of management, driving proactive outcomes
  • Proactive, tactful problem solver  
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a content development executive
  • BA/BS degree required

Compensation

B/R intends to attract a truly awesome Creative Executive, Development, and is prepared to offer an attractive compensation package including an attractive base salary.

Bleacher Report is a division of Turner. Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.



Director, HOH Social Programming

ABOUT US

House of Highlights is a key part of the Bleacher Report portfolio, representing one of the most influential media brands for the Gen-Z audience. HoH is the heartbeat of the Gen Z sports fan who gravitates to the brand because of its authentic voice which remains celebratory, relatable and inclusive. Everything HoH does -- from the original content we create, to our collaborations with influencers and brands, to the viral clips we curate from across the world -- aligns with these 3 core brand pillars, and it has created a connection with fans that feels more like a close friend than an inaccessible company or publisher.

House of Highlights’ Social Programming Team is responsible for curating, sourcing, evaluating, captioning and posting all content that appears on House of Highlights’ social handles. They are the ultimate decision-makers about what gets posted and when, and what type of content performs well. They are the experts on House of Highlights’ voice and audience. This group assists in ideation for original content, and plays a part in the sales process by helping vet creative ideas and execute sold campaigns. They provide guidance on content/programming plans around tentpole events (i.e., NBA Allstar, Back to School) and are responsible for social community management and engagement (DMs, comments section, etc.) 

ABOUT THE JOB

House of Highlights is seeking a social programmer who will work to curate content from multiple sources to post on our social accounts, with a specific focus on Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and potential new platforms. The Social Programmer will primarily be responsible for surfacing, curating, packaging and distributing various types of social content, including captions.

The role will be required to cover live NBA games events throughout the season and will contribute to creation of programming plans. An ideal candidate would be described as someone that is a fast learner, hustles like crazy, has ideas and isn’t afraid to share them or push the HoH voice in new exciting directions. Experience operating a successful IG, YT, TikTok or Twitter account is huge. 

Major duties and responsibilities

  • Discover and curate social content that aligns with the House of Highlight brand pillars and engages with the Gen Z audience

  • Work closely with other programmers to check copy and properly distribute content

  • Collaborate with fellow BR programming groups to align on voice, ensure differentiation and share learnings 

  • Review the performance of distribution plans and provide meaningful feedback, both qualitative and quantitative

Requirements

  • A strong understanding of House of Highlights’ voice and brand 

  • Experience working with social media platforms, specifically Instagram

Bleacher Report is a division of Turner. Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.


Senior Producer

We are looking for an experienced, NYC-based Senior Producer to join Playmaker at Bleacher Report. Playmaker brings Bleacher Report's industry-leading voice and distribution strategy to brand partners. The Senior Producer will be responsible for directing and producing top-level productions as well as mentoring younger producers. A strong candidate will have an expert understanding of storytelling and filmmaking.Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Direct and/or produce top-level productions

  • Efficiently mentor junior producers 

  • Responsible for driving and elevating Bleacher Report’s filmmaking capabilities

  • Work with Executive Producer on story planning, pitch process and feature segments

  • Plan future campaigns and story coverage in conjunction with content, programming, and analytic teams

About You:

  • Expert Filmmaker

  • 7+ years of video production experience

  • Experience working with A-List Talent in sports, music, and sports culture

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and strategic skills

  • Must be adept at supporting creative teams to ensure strategic integrity from start of project to finish

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent

Bleacher Report is a division of Turner. Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.


Senior Social Producer

We are the social voice of sports creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Its vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through the highly addictive Bleacher Report app. Follow the action at bleacherreport. com and through Instagram @BleacherReport.

About The Role

The Social Producer for the Social Moments Real Time team will be responsible for managing the day-to-day coverage of all of the teams real-time, high-level content executions. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Leading teams of editors, designers to help shape content to match creative vision

  • Contributing ideas for day-to-day creation of content

  • Spending time working with illustrators, animators and other independent contractors to create engaging content for the most important moments in sports

  • Compiling notes to guide content though the back end of production.

  • Coordinating with other branches of B/R’s social departments, sales, marketing team to execute against major tentpole events. 


About You

  • Must have a deep understanding of content creation in the social space, social media platforms, and sports news 

  • Must have experience managing large sports brand social media accounts

  • Must multiple years of project management experience, particularly around social content.

  • 3+ years experience in journalism/sports

  • Must have extensive knowledge of internet sports culture 

  • Experience executing and innovating creative multimedia projects with a team

  • Must be willing to work nights, weekends, holidays.


Bleacher Report is a division of Turner. Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.

Social Programmer II

ABOUT US

House of Highlights is a key part of the Bleacher Report portfolio, representing one of the most influential media brands for the Gen-Z audience. HoH is the heartbeat of the Gen Z sports fan who gravitates to the brand because of its authentic voice which remains celebratory, relatable and inclusive. Everything HoH does -- from the original content we create, to our collaborations with influencers and brands, to the viral clips we curate from across the world -- aligns with these 3 core brand pillars, and it has created a connection with fans that feels more like a close friend than an inaccessible company or publisher.

House of Highlights’ Social Programming Team is responsible for curating, sourcing, evaluating, captioning and posting all content that appears on House of Highlights’ social handles. They are the ultimate decision-makers about what gets posted and when, and what type of content performs well. They are the experts on House of Highlights’ voice and audience. This group assists in ideation for original content, and plays a part in the sales process by helping vet creative ideas and execute sold campaigns. They provide guidance on content/programming plans around tentpole events (i.e., NBA Allstar, Back to School) and are responsible for social community management and engagement (DMs, comments section, etc.) 

ABOUT THE JOB

House of Highlights is seeking a social programmer who will work to curate content from multiple sources to post on our social accounts, with a specific focus on Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and potential new platforms. The Social Programmer will primarily be responsible for surfacing, curating, packaging and distributing various types of social content, including captions.

The role will be required to cover live NBA games events throughout the season and will contribute to creation of programming plans. An ideal candidate would be described as someone that is a fast learner, hustles like crazy, has ideas and isn’t afraid to share them or push the HoH voice in new exciting directions. Experience operating a successful IG, YT, TikTok or Twitter account is huge. 

Major duties and responsibilities

  • Discover and curate social content that aligns with the House of Highlight brand pillars and engages with the Gen Z audience

  • Work closely with other programmers to check copy and properly distribute content

  • Collaborate with fellow BR programming groups to align on voice, ensure differentiation and share learnings 

  • Review the performance of distribution plans and provide meaningful feedback, both qualitative and quantitative

Requirements

  • A strong understanding of House of Highlights’ voice and brand 

  • Experience working with social media platforms, specifically Instagram

Bleacher Report is a division of Turner. Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.


Social Stories Video Producer

About Us:

Bleacher Report is the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Its vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement on social media, where it consistently ranks as the No. 1 publisher. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through its top-rated app. In February, 2018, Bleacher Report was rated the 3rd most innovative media company in the world by Fast Company. Find Bleacher Report on the web at www.bleacherreport.com and on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter @BleacherReport. Bleacher Report is a division of Turner Sports.

The Social Stories team is looking for an experienced, dedicated NYC-based Producer to create videos for our social channels that cover a variety of sports as well as sports culture. We work in a fast-paced, 24-7 field in a laid-back environment. You'll be in a role that allows you to work with multiple groups and networks. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Pitch, plan and produce multiple videos each week for B/R’s social platforms
  • Research story ideas and find supporting information efficiently
  • Display a knowledge across pop culture, multiple sports and social media platforms
  • Be able to tell an effective, coherent story through video in B/R’s social voice
  • Show an eagerness to learn, a hunger to work hard, and an ability to get things done
  • Plan future events and story coverage in conjunction with content and programming teams
  • Teach best practices to junior producers and production assistants
  • Work with production leadership to schedule editing and post-production needs
  • Show creativity and be a thought and idea leader

Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience in video production, social video or related field
  • Proven field producer with experience working with talent and interview subjects
  • Strong writing and producing skills
  • Expert knowledge of multiple sports and various social media platforms
  • Proven leadership skills and the ability to work with production and editing staff at all levels
  • Accomplished researcher and creative thinker who knows how and where to find great stories
  • Ability to communicate ideas effectively and efficiently
  • Knowledge of digital post-production process using Adobe and Apple software
  • Final Cut or Adobe Premiere editing knowledge and understanding preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

Bleacher Report is a division of Turner. Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.

 

Video Editor I, House of Highlights (Temp)

About Us:

House of Highlights is shaping the conversation around sports. HoH is not just a social account, but a distinctive personality that reflects, celebrates and amplifies youth culture. It is not just a social influencer: it actually influences behavior by fueling viral movements, as seen with the #DriveByDunkChallenge, the Running Man Challenge, and many more. What makes HoH so unique? The relatable, personal delivery feels as if @houseofhighlights is having a conversation with you and your friends.

About the Job:

We are looking for a Video Editor to be an integral part of House of Highlights team, specifically focusing on back-end editing for original content projects. Other responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Assisting the entire video team on story planning, pitch process, and new segments.
  • Graphic and photo organization, edit with Photoshop
  • Performing heavy editing work, compiling notes and doing string outs to guide content through the back end of production.

When submitting application, it is highly recommended to submit past examples of work and/or a reel.

Additional qualifications we're looking for in you: 

  • Minimum 1 year of Video Production experience
  • Passion for youth culture, sports, and digital media
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of Adobe Premiere, Photoshop and web publishing skills
  • Deep understanding of content created specifically for social media, particularly IG and YouTube
  • Ability to work in a team environment with flexible work schedule, including nights and weekends
  • Energetic and enthusiastic self-starter who enjoys working under pressure
  • Bachelor’s degree 

Please submit a resume and state your level of sports knowledge within any or all major sports.

Bleacher Report is a division of Turner. Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.