About UsThe Athletic is a digital sports media company that brings true sports fans closer to the athletes, teams and leagues that captivate their attention. We serve a multi-faceted audience that craves a richer connection and understanding with immersive storytelling and a like-minded community of fans. Founded in 2016 and with major operational hubs in San Francisco, Los Angeles, London and Melbourne, we empower a truly global team of more than 600 creators and cover more than 250 professional sports and collegiate teams across the United States, Canada and the UK. Our newsroom has produced thousands of in-depth reports along with more than 120 podcasts and other forms of premium content. Put simply, The Athletic is at the center of a sports fanâs universe.We are looking for a switched-on junior news editor with an in-depth knowledge of UK sport, in particular football, to join our expanding news operation.Working as part of the UK news team and reporting to the senior and deputy news editors, you will help produce and manage industry-leading important news stories each day and help find a unique angle on it, telling stories in the way only The Athletic can.Other responsibilities will include helping with live coverage and working on our explainer analysis pieces. A deep understanding of sport and sports news is essential.The Athletic Media Company is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from all backgrounds and experiences to apply. The Athletic will consider all applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical and/or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.