As the English section of Ubitennis continues to grow, we have opened the door for more writers to join our site. Previously journalist experience would be advantageous, but not essential. We offer the chance for aspiring writers to get themselves onto the journalism ladder and help develop their skills.
Ubitennis is one of the most famous sporting websites in Italy and is owned by one of the industry’s most experienced journalists. Ubaldo Scanagatta has worked in tennis journalism for almost 44 years and has transformed ubitennis from a little-known site to a powerhouse in the tennis world. Representing four regional Italian newspapers (including La Nazione, Il Giorno and il Resto del Carlino), Ubitennis attracted 24 million page viewers in 2015. Since 2012 the site has also been a specialist database contributor to the ATP media guide.
The site has worked reported live from almost every well-known tennis event in the world, including over 100 grand slam tournaments. Ubitennis is also one of the very few tennis sites in that world that provides comprehensive tennis coverage in Italian, English and Spanish.
We are proud of our partnership with other renowned media figures in the media world. These include New York Times journalist Ben Rothenberg, legendary American tennis commentator Steve Flink and columnist James Beck.
Ubitennis.net is looking for applicants that has a passion for tennis and knows the difference between a lob shot and a smash. It is essential that candidates have a good standard of English writing skills and have a solid understanding of tennis and what is currently occurring on the tour.
New writers will embark upon a trial period with the site, where they will be introduced to the site and given guidance with their work. Once the trial period is passed, writers will be eligible to receive payment for their work providing it meets the guidelines.
Starting in sports journalism can be one of the hardest tasks to do for new writers and Ubitennis has the ability to help by giving writers a platform to display their work to a growing audience. There are also opportunities for writers to work at tennis tournaments after their probation period. Since September 2015, ubitennis.net has worked at tournaments such as the Davis Cup, Madrid Open, Aegon Championships, US Open, Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon.
Interested in joining ubitennis.net? Then send your CV together with a test article to firstname.lastname@example.org