This is a very exciting and highly innovative time here at Outside.


Outside Interactive, Inc., the premier hub for active lifestyle enthusiasts, offers best-in-class content and experiences to more than 70 million of the world’s most passionate outdoor, wellness, and endurance enthusiasts every month. We inspire a broad and diverse audience to do the activities they love with greater enjoyment, inspiration, and knowledge and are dedicated to making real change in the outdoor and fitness industries.

Women’s Running, one of 40 brands at Outside Inc., sparks confidence in women through the sport they are passionate about. We are authentic in our news, stories and depth of content to inspire female runners to own their journey and be confident in their decisions. Together we are building a platform that is as empowering as it is supportive to women runners. Women’s sport is a serious topic, but celebrating female runners is one of joy.

We are looking for a News Editor for Outside’s Women’s Running brand to be the leader in reporting the latest news, developments, changes and challenges of the women’s running arena. This is a strong position for a talented and meticulous reporter and writer with strong connections and contacts in the running industry.

The News Editor will plan, organize, and deliver the latest news, race coverage and women’s running experiences in order to build and grow the voice and impact of Women’s Running in the media space.

This high profile role is an exciting opportunity to be a front-line voice for Women’s Running news reporting and will be a top advocate for women in the sport, their achievements, and be part of the mission of moving the needle in reporting on and coverage of women’s sport.

Please provide portfolio or writing samples with application

Within 1 month, you will:

  • You will work with a diverse team of editorial, product, marketing, and social partners to understand
  • Manage and edit daily news, special news stories
  • Work within a creative environment to respond to various competing priorities
  • Evaluate all news for authenticity and check with sources to ensure correctness of published articles to avoid conflicts

Within 6 months, you will:

  • Own women’s running news from all angles
  • Be comfortable writing, assigning, and editing longer-lead news stories
  • Drive engagement in timely news coverage as well as discovering the little known stories and impact of female athletes and their journeys.
  • You will ensure that news projects are completed on schedule, within the project budget, and to the scope established and agreed upon with key stakeholders and product owners.
  • Take responsibility for ensuring that your news reporting will deliver results in the form of increased engagement and social growth of Women's Running. This will be achieved by delivering value to our audience by unique and engaging content in the correct tone for digital, print, and social channels.
  • Monitor and use social media, nonlinear and alternative storytelling strategies to widen readership base.

Within 12 months, you will:

  • Prepare reports for content reach and engagement, report on current news trends and be versed in how to bring in new readers and sustain existing readers.
  • Monitor and use social media, nonlinear and alternative storytelling strategies to widen readership base.
  • Work within creative environment to respond to various competing priorities at certain times of the year
  • Primarily this will be a digital role but will be a key part of the team for the bi-annial Women’s Running print journals with in-depth storytelling and longer-form articles

What YOU bring to Outside:

  • 3+ years reporting and/or writing experience in the running or related industry.
  • Strong editorial background and proofreading skills
  • Mindset and experience to develop and iterate a brand voice as it evolves
  • Excellent interviewer and sports writing background necessary
  • Experience adhering to editorial and technical style guides
  • Strong oral and written communicator
  • Comfortable with frequent cross-functional and senior management contact
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Media or related field or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated excellence in content creation or editing, including online publishing

Entirely remote jobs that could be performed in Colorado: Employees can expect to be paid a salary of between $44,000 to $60,000. Additional compensation may include a bonus or commission . Additional benefits include health care, vision, dental, retirement, Flexible Time Away, sick leave, and more. This salary range is merely an estimate and may vary based on an applicant’s location, market data/ranges, an applicant’s skills and prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications, and other relevant factors