Posted 22 Dec 2022, 3:15 pm

Senior Writer F1 at The Athletic Media Company

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About Us

The 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 fan’s universe.

The Athletic is looking for an energetic, motivated and resourceful reporter with F1 experience who is interested in maintaining existing relationships and developing new ones to break and analyze news and is able to tell unique and differentiating stories to an audience that demands quality above all else. This is a global role covering the entire scope of F1.


  • Cultivate and maintain strong sources to break, confirm, advance and analyze news.
  • Contribute on multiple platforms, including podcasts, social media, headlines and short form.
  • Be meticulous and thorough when sourcing stories.
  • Meet deadlines.
  • Clean, skilled writing in long, medium and short-form formats. 
  • Tell rich, ambitious features through deep reporting and access to get beyond superficial storylines.
  • Balance mid- and long-term projects while delivering stories and news analysis.
  • Utilize a creative approach to story ideation and formats.
  • Generate executable story and project ideas.
  • Understand the sport's advanced metrics and how to apply them to written work.
  • Maintain a strong voice that can stand out from competitors.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues and share information.
  • Connect with the audience constructively by interacting with our comments sections.
  • Use internal metrics to provide what subscribers desire.

  • Six-plus years of writing about F1 for a newspaper, magazine or digital news organization.
  • Five to 10 work samples that demonstrate the writer's ability to identify, break and confirm news and report on trend stories using sources from around F1.
  • Established relationships within all aspects of the F1 competitive and business world.
  • Deep and comprehensive knowledge of F1 technical and business aspects.
  • Demonstrated ability to react quickly and authoritatively to news and developments.
  • This is a remote position based in the United Kingdom, United States or Canada.


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.

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