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Warner Media LLC App Programmer I, Hockey in Remote, New York

Company Overview

WarnerMedia is a powerful portfolio of iconic entertainment, news, and sports brands. We bring people, technology, and the world’s best storytellers together to drive culture and meaningful connection. We believe the enduring power of stories can open our eyes to the world, to each other, and to new and different perspectives.

Bleacher Report, a WarnerMedia company, makes it as easy as possible to be a sports fan by defining the moments that matter. Empowering, personal and community driven, its vision for making sports bigger than the game has led to unmatched engagement on social media, where it consistently ranks as the No. 1 digital and social brand. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through its unparalleled app experience. This year Bleacher Report was ranked as one of the ‘World’s Most Innovative Companies’ by Fast Company. Find Bleacher Report on the web at www.bleacherreport.com and on Instagram @BleacherReport. (https://www.instagram.xn--com%20%20bleacherreport-te3n/) Bleacher Report is a division of Turner Sports.

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The Job

This year, Turner Sports and National Hockey League announced a seven-year multimedia rights agreement beginning with the 2021-22 season. Fans will be able to enjoy the Stanley Cup Final and Stanley Cup Playoffs on TNT and TBS for the first time, along with 72 regular season games and the NHL Winter Classic each season. With this new partnership, Turner Sports and Bleacher Report will continue to provide premium content across multiple screens for fans to enjoy

The Content Programmer I, Hockey Specialist, is responsible for daily programming and curation of B/R’s newly created hockey portfolio brand in the B/R app. They are tasked with covering breaking news, sending push notifications and curating content.

The Daily

  • Create and send push notifications about breaking news, viral moments in sports and culture

  • Program the best content about relevant leagues and teams across all platforms

  • Execute push notification plans around key tentpole events throughout the sports calendar

  • Collaborate with social, high-touch 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

The Essentials

  • Passionate hockey fan, 1-3 years of sports media experience preferred

  • Frequent user of B/R app, understanding how it works as a user

  • Sports fanatic with a strong understanding of all major sports, specifically, hockey

  • 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

  • Understanding and/or expertise of B/R Portfolio brands is a plus. B/R Betting, B/R Gaming, B/R Kicks, B/R Football, B/R Wrestling, B/R Hoops

  • 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

  • Willingness to work nights and weekends

The Perks

  • Exclusive WarnerMedia events and advance screenings

  • Paid time off every year to volunteer for eligible employees

  • Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies

  • Access to in-house learning and development resources

  • Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands

Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

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