Lead Writer, Tennessee

United States

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  • The lead writer for Tennessee will create news pieces and page content as it relates to the state’s gaming industry, with an emphasis on sports betting. The writer will be responsible for about 5 to 7 pieces per week of variable length. While much of the content will be assigned, the lead writer will also be expected to generate content ideas.

  • Write copy and news stories for Catena’s Tennessee sites as well as Tennessee-related and other content for sites elsewhere in the network of sites, on occasion.
  • Generate story ideas and resources that would be of use to readers interested Tennessee sports betting and casinos and other forms of gambling, as well as sports teams and events in the state and region.
  • Update and rewrite existing content, when necessary working with the site runner to identify the content and pages that need to be updated.
  • The lead writer for Tennessee is ideally physically located in the state once employed.

  • Two- or four-year college degree.
  • At least two years of writing experience, with ability to produce published writing samples.
  • Comfortable writing quickly and under deadline, while maintaining an attention to detail.
  • Past experience writing about the gaming industry in general and sports betting is preferred but not required.
  • Experience working in WordPress is also preferred but not required.
  • Evening or weekend work may be required on occasion.
  • May occasionally be asked to travel to sites or events in the course of the job.