How much does a Sports Writer make in the United States? The average Sports Writer salary in the United States is $38,368 as of September 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $33,770 and $43,970. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a Sports Writer ?

Sports journalism is a form of writing that reports on sporting topics and competitions. Sports journalism is the essential element of many news media organizations. While the sports department (along with entertainment news) within some newspapers has been mockingly called the toy department, because sports journalists do not concern themselves with the 'serious' topics covered by the news desk, sports coverage has grown in importance as sport has grown in wealth, power, and influence. Also, some media organizations are devoted entirely to sports reporting — newspapers and magazines such a...

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FI Consulting - Arlington , VA
FI Consulting is looking for a Consultant to provide technical writing and editing services in support of its contract with the United States Department of the Treasury, Office of Financial Research ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 2 days ago
Description The Hampton Virginia Aquaplex is managed by Eastern Sports Management (ESM) based in ... Able to communicate effectively with others, verbally and in writing * Participate in In-Service ...
Lensa - 64 days ago
The Sports Facilities Companies - Harrisonburg , VA
It is mutually agreed that the job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. It is also understood that the company reserves the right to change work schedules as ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 82 days ago
... written) · Proficient in G-Suite and MS Office · Warm, motivated and approachable personality ROLE/CLASSIFICATION: The job description above is a full-time, exempt position. Typical expected ...
Lensa - 35 days ago
RIVA Solutions, Inc. - McLean , VA
Proposal Writer - Mid Location: McLean, VA Terms: Full-Time / Permanent Travel: 0% CAN BE REMOTE Position Overview: Under the guidance of our Proposal Manager and Sr. Proposal Writer/Editor, as one ...
LinkedIn - 4 days ago
IBTCI - Vienna , VA
Proposal Writer Department/Location: SEAD Technical Point of Contact: IBTCI SEAD Principal or his designee Type: Consultant Classification: Consultancy Category: Proposal Overview: IBTCI is seeking a ... - 8 days ago

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