Including leagues
Nhl Hockey league
Nba Basketball league
Bundesliga Football league
and more...

AboutSportData

Are you looking for one of the most exciting jobs in the sports business? Do you want to be close to all the action and call the stadium your office? You have sport in your DNA and an outstanding attention to detail? Then this freelancer job may be suited for you.

Our team is responsible for recruitment of data journalists focusing on Germany, Switzerland and on the United States.

GroupSet-up

Our data journalists work for the nr. 1 data company in the world, a global leader in understanding and leveraging the power of sports data and digital content for its clients around the world.

Since its founding it has developed into the market leader for live sports coverage, providing the most comprehensive, reliable and fastest live data service for a broad range of sports. In total, the coverage amounts to over 20,000 live events around the clock each month.

The matches are covered directly from sports venues and from TV, by a global network of over 5,000 highly trained, quality-controlled data journalists, who see a game changing moment that has the crowd roaring, and immediately transfer the data.

A data journalists day

As a data journalist you will be responsible for transmiting live data from the venue through our mobile application (iOS and Android) or through our laptop interface, depending on the type of coverage. The games you will be covering should be close to where you live in a radius of about 100 km.

  • Check fixture date and time
  • Get to the venue 1 hour before match start
  • Cover the game
  • Upload an official link with match statistics within 24 hours after match end

Journalist jobRequirements and perks

  • Basic knowledge of the sport you want to be involved in
  • A good level of english
  • Succesfully passing an online training process
  • No previous experience required
  • Match to match payment basis (Germany 52€, Switzerland 77€, USA 82€)
  • Reimbursment of match related expenses (travel, parking, ticket)
  • Accreditations for all top games including Germanies 1. and 2. soccer Bundesliga and the NBA and NHL in the USA. This means free top seats next to other commentators and journalists.
  • For the best rated scouts - possibility to travel around the world covering sports tournaments.
  • You decide which games you want to cover, the only requirement is 2 applications per month.

WannaWork with us?

Tell us what motivates you to become a data journalist. Use the form on the left or contact us on Skype.

  • davido.hashemi@gmail.com

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