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SportsBusiness Daily Seeks Entry-Level Staff Writer

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 29 / 14

SportsBusiness Daily is seeking an entry-level Staff Writer at our Charlotte, N.C., headquarters. Qualified candidates will have excellent knowledge of sports and business issues, with equally strong writing and verbal skills. Must also have a solid work ethic and thrive in a team environment. Stron...

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Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Nike

08/19/14
Newton, Manning Star In New Gatorade Ads

ADWEEK's Tim Nudd noted Panthers QB Cam Newton and Broncos QB Peyton Manning appear in a new Gatorade ad campaign via TBWA\Chiat\Day that "shows people in convenience stores being denied the sports beverage until they're actively sweating." Eight hidden-camera style videos are "anchored by Rob ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, NFL

08/18/14
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Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Comcast Corp., NASCAR

08/18/14
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Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, MT Bank, Baltimore Ravens, NFL

08/18/14
Ditka Teams Up With Kids Clothing Store

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Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Chicago Bears, NFL

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Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, IndyCar, DHL

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Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, NFL, Toyota

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