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Company: Yahoo! Sports
Position:
Yahoo! Sports seeks freelance golf, tennis and NASCAR writers
Location:
Telecommute
Job Status:  Freelance
Ad Expires: 
March 20, 2013
Job ID: 1469840

Description:

Yahoo! Contributor Network is looking for freelance sportswriters to write about professional golf, professional tennis and NASCAR on Yahoo! Sports. We are looking for expert-level contributors to "own" blog-style coverage for these sports.

YCN is looking for expert-level contributors -- passionate, knowledgeable contributors who can write about golf, tennis or auto racing.

Successful contributors:

-Have an intimate knowledge of the sport they cover and its 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.

We are currently seeking contributors for the following sports/leagues/organizations:

- PGA/LPGA

- ATP/WTA

- NASCAR

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_jj

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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