About this Job:Quibbl is an interactive news feed where users bet on the outcomes of trending news stories for points: more right answers earn you a top spot on the leaderboard and well-earned credibility – just like fantasy sports. In contrast to other platforms that encourage echo-chambers and viral low-credibility news, we challenge users to read the news and make thoughtful predictions about what’s going to happen next, incentivizing them seek new perspectives, apply critical thinking & understand diverse viewpoints.Quibbl forces users to back up their sports takes. After being recognized by Silicon Valley’s YCombinator as one of the top 100 startups out of 10,000+ applications, we launched in Spring 2017 (pre-Beta) – find us @ quibbl.me – and have quickly scaled up our user base and product capabilities. There’s work to do, but our initial user engagement metrics exceed Buzzfeed’s and tell us that we’ll become an important player in online media if we can keep building a team of passionate, creative people. If you’re someone interested in helping us create innovative ways to reach our ambitious goal of becoming a thought-provoking marketplace of ideas, then we need you on our team.We’re looking for a writer to join our Sports writing staff; it’s an opportunity to cover the major sports stories of the day as well as a particular area of focus you want to cover in depth. You’ll have the opportunity to own a key content area: become Quibbl’s Chief NBA, NFL or MLB columnist. You’ll work closely with the Sports Editor to learn practical content creation skills and meet regularly with the rest of the Sports team.It takes all types of talent to build something like this from the ground up. We’re open to and actively looking for physicists, screenwriters, finance majors and historians: all educational backgrounds and experience levels are equally welcome to apply. Whatever you bring to the table, expect to learn a range of practical content production skills on the job.The Sports Columnist will be expected to contribute a minimum of 5-10 hours per week. Commitments beyond this can be discussed.To apply, please upload a resume, and be prepared to share a writing sample, following an interview. We are reaching out to candidates on a rolling basis. Samples covering sports are preferred, but any sample will be considered. Quibbl seeks writers with an upbeat, concise, and informational voice with a clear excitement for the topics they cover. We are currently seeking writers and will contact applicants on a rolling basis – apply ASAP!Those interested in writing for Quibbl’s Politics & Entertainment teams or working with our Marketing & Social Media, Management or Tech teams are also encouraged to apply. About QuibblEverybody online has an opinion. At Quibbl find out who’s right. Help us design & build an innovative, data-driven content platform to combat fake news.Launched in 2017, by a former hedge fund general manager, Microsoft developer & student journalists from some of the top programs in the country, Quibbl is a YCombinator finalist news platform, in the process of transitioning from an early stage prototype to a full product launch. Borrowing from the best of fantasy sports and quiz games, we apply gamified crowd-sourcing to bring readers a more diverse, more accurate news-feed. Our journalists write interactive explainer pieces that challenge our readers to predict what happens next.