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Company: Yahoo! Sports
Position:
Freelance Writers for Yahoo! Sports
Location:
Telecommute
Job Status:  Freelance
Ad Expires: 
February 6, 2013
Job ID: 1450150

Description:

Yahoo! Contributor Network is looking for freelance sportswriters to write about professional sports teams on Yahoo! Sports, focusing on the NFL, MLB and NBA.  We are looking for expert-level contributors to "own" blog-style coverage of one team.

YCN is looking for team-specific contributors — passionate, knowledgeable fans who can write about their favorite team.

Successful writers:

-Have an intimate knowledge of the organization and their history.

-Are prolific publishers who have their finger on the pulse of topics that diehard fans want to read.

-Are excellent self-editors who are able to follow style guidelines.

-Are active on social media and strive to build their audience.

-Have a unique writing style that is clearly identifiable and engaging to readers.

-Are able to generate topics and ideas on their own.

-Have experience writing for a Web audience.

-Live in or near the area of the team they write about.

Payment is provided on a performance basis, at $1.10 per every 1,000 page views. Contributors may also qualify for occasional Upfront Payment on a per-submission basis. Only the highest-quality submissions will qualify for publication on Yahoo! Sports.  

You must have a Yahoo! Contributor Network account to qualify. Use the following link to sign up and create your account. Using this link will qualify you for at least one publishing opportunity:

https://contributor.yahoo.com/join/yahoosports_journalismjobs

Once you sign up, filling out your profile to reflect your expertise and background related to this topic may increase your chances of further publishing opportunities through the Yahoo! Contributor Network.  Be sure to confirm your account to ensure you are eligible.

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