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Company: Yahoo Sports
Position:
Yahoo Sports seeks NBA contributors
Location:
Telecommute
Job Status:  Not Specified
Ad Expires: 
December 16, 2013
Job ID: 1542737

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 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.

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

The following teams will be given priority:

- Toronto Raptors

- Miami Heat

- Atlanta Hawks

- Washington Wizards

- Charlotte Bobcats

- Orlando Magic

- Dallas Mavericks

- San Antonio Spurs

- New Orleans Pelicans

- Memphis Grizzlies

- Oklahoma City Thunder

- Denver Nuggets

- Utah Jazz

- Portland Trail Blazers

- Golden State Warriors

- Phoenix Suns

- Sacramento Kings

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. 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:

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

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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