CAPERS Looking for Sportswriters!!

CAPERS Looking for Sportswriters!!

Employment Opportunity



 Varsity Sports Writer


The Department of Athletics at CBU invites applications for Varsity Sports Writer. The position will start immediately.


Reporting to the Varsity Athletics & Recreation Coordinator, ideal candidates will have an interest in varsity sports at CBU and be flexible in their work hours to accommodate weekend and evening events. Strong writing skills and social media operational knowledge would be an asset. Varsity Sports Writer performs a variety of communications tasks related to CAPERS Varsity Sports. This includes writing game previews, post-game stories, feature stories and athlete profiles.



  • Write player bios
  • Use statistics for analysis and opinion
  • Write post-game recaps
  • Gather player and coach post-game quotes



Qualified candidates should send the following documents to Shaun Ranni, Coordinator of Varsity Athletics & Recreation, Department of Athletics:


  • a letter of application;
  • a resume; and
  • Example of written work


Applications must be received by August.


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


Cape Breton University

Department of Athletics


P.O. Box 5300, 1250 Grand Lake Road

Sydney, NS,  B1P 6L2