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Company: Yahoo Sports
Position:
Yahoo Sports seeks freelance NFL contributors
Location:
Telecommute
Job Status:  Freelance
Ad Expires: 
October 9, 2013
Job ID: 1464952

Description:

Yahoo Contributor Network is looking for freelance sportswriters to write about NFL 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 experts who can write about their favorite team.

Successful NFL 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:

Miami Dolphins

Green Bay Packers

Pittsburgh Steelers

Chicago Bears

Detroit Lions

New Orleans Saints

Seattle Seahawks

Atlanta Falcons

Minnesota Vikings

San Diego Chargers

Carolina Panthers

Jacksonville Jaguars

Houston Texans

Seattle Seahawks

St. Louis Rams

Tennessee Titans

New York Jets

Arizona Cardinals

If the team you'd like to write about isn't listed, you can still submit on it, but priority will be given to the listed teams.

Payment is provided on a performance basis, at $1.10 per every 1,000 page views. Only the highest-quality submissions will qualify for publication on Yahoo Sports. Every published submission has the chance of being included in the content stream on the Yahoo homepage (the list of articles underneath the main module). 

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.  Make sure to read through all of the guidelines before submitting:

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

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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