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Company: Yahoo! Sports
Position:
Yahoo! Sports seeks freelance NBA writers
Location:
Telecommute
Job Status:  Freelance
Ad Expires: 
March 12, 2013
Job ID: 1468174

Description:

Yahoo! Contributor Network is looking for freelance sportswriters to write about NBA teams on Yahoo! Sports.  We are looking for expert-level contributors to "own" blog-style coverage of one team.

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

Successful NBA contributors:

-Have an intimate knowledge of the organization they cover 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.

We are currently seeking contributors for the following teams:

Boston Celtics

Brooklyn Nets

New York Knicks

Philadelphia 76ers

Miami Heat

Dallas Mavericks

Houston Rockets

San Antonio Spurs

Denver Nuggets

Oklahoma City Thunder

Portland Trail Blazers

Golden State Warriors

Los Angeles Lakers

Los Angeles Clippers

*If the team you'd like to cover is not listed, you may still submit on them, but preference will be given to experts on the listed teams.

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_nba

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.  US citizens only, PayPal account is required to receive payment.

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