Contribute – Full-Time and Part-Time Positions in Los Angeles Sports

Dodgers Nation is part of a sports publishing network based in Los Angeles. Our team has set the tone for covering teams in the Los Angeles area and would like to continue working with the next generation of sports producers. Our founder has created properties such as Lakers Nation and worked at Disney, SB Nation, FanSided, Time Inc and more, so you will get one of the best overall digital media experiences in the industry.

Currently, we have partnered up with Sports Illustrated to help cover the Southern California sports scene, which means this opportunity is beyond just the Dodgers.

There are few opportunities to write about Los Angeles Sports with such a sizable platform as you’ll find at Dodgers Nation while getting the training to be ready for the next evolution in sports coverage.

If you are interested in contributing to our network, check out the job description and process below, and submit your application via email!

Who are we looking for?

We are searching for motivated individuals with great writing skills that have a knack for finding the fun and unique stories, as well as taking a unique angle on the hot topics of the day. Ideal candidates will not only be passionate about LA Sports, but about engaging the digital community on Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, Facebook, and other emerging social media platforms.

Who are you? 
You are the person everyone turns to for LA Sports information and people wonder why you’re not working in sports right now.

All positions are paid. The compensation will be based on the candidate’s experience, skillset, and availability. Earnings for writing applicants are calculated with a base per article along with performance.

CURRENT OPENINGS (as of 11/16/23)


Managing a team of contributing writers, this role is responsible for shaping our ideation around breaking news and trending topics within the company’s SEO and social media-driven mission to explain the sports world. The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of search user trends, impeccable news judgment, and a sharp instinct for developing stories that answer questions fans want to know beyond the box score.

On a daily basis, you will be focused on monitoring the news cycle across a multitude of sports, tracking SEO keywords around those topics, and optimizing our stories for increased search engine visibility and traffic. Planning responsibilities include maintaining writing budgets, setting the daily editorial schedule and assigning staff for live coverage.

The Sports Editor will also play a leading role in ensuring the overall quality of our website — looking for ways to strengthen stories, improve copy and build the best user experience across our platforms.

This role is hybrid and reports to the Lead Assignment Desk Editor that covers primarily the Dodgers and baseball, but would have additional responsibilities with the following teams: 

  • Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Los Angeles Angels
  • Los Angeles Lakers
  • USC Sports – Mens & Womens
  • UCLA Sports – Mens & Womens
  • Los Angeles Chargers
  • Minor Misc Topics: Pickleball, Automotive, Formula 1, Technology


  • Identify, assign and program articles for search and push notifications
  • Edit written content for accuracy, style and grammar, as well as working with the team on effective headline writing
  • Comprehensive SEO planning, editing and writing, including keyword research for evergreen topics and tentpole events
  • Coach SEO best practices with content producers and editors
  • Analyze search trends and keyword data to inform coverage decisions
  • Maintain tentpole events calendar and budgets
  • Line manage staff of content producers and editors across a range of career levels
  • Manage affiliate links and ensure success of commercial partnerships
  • Help develop ways to enhance user experience beyond text with embedded graphics, stats and other multimedia
  • Ideate with other writers and editors on tentpole plans and special projects


  • 2-plus years of editing experience in digital sports media
  • Experience managing people is preferred
  • High-level understanding of SEO concepts and best practices, and how to utilize them to shape content strategy
  • Mastery of writing clean, concise copy that explains to readers what is happening and why
  • Sharp and creative news judgment instincts to discern interesting content from noise
  • Adept at writing engaging headlines that stand out — and how to make a boring one better
  • Strong editing skills to improve a story, and the coaching skills to explain why those changes were made
  • Comfortable working under pressure and communicating remotely in a fast-paced news environment
  • An eye for smart data, graphics and other visual ideas to enhance storytelling
  • Flexibility to work nights, weekends and holidays as necessary
  • Expertise in baseball along with other major North American professional sports

If the job sounds like a great fit for you, please apply with a cover letter and resume (details below).  Please be prepared to provide a portfolio of writing samples.

Emails that are sent without any of these will automatically be deleted and not reviewed for consideration.

Additional Details

  • This position is a hybrid position with our offices located in South Pasadena, CA.
  • This is a PAID position starting at $25/hr with opportunity for more based on experience.


Please email a resume and cover letter along with a portfolio/reel of relevant work to jobs[at] Include the word “Application” in the email subject line. Emails that do not include any of these will be disregarded. We will do our best to respond to each applicant, but please understand it is hard with the sheer quantity of applications we receive.

Job Title: On-Air Talent and Social Media Community Manager

We are seeking a passionate and talented individual to join our team as an On-Air Talent and Social Media Community Manager. In this role, you will be responsible for hosting YouTube videos focused on Los Angeles sports teams and managing our social media platforms to engage and grow our online community. Your primary goal will be to deliver engaging and informative content, build a strong online presence, and foster a thriving community of sports enthusiasts.


  • Developing YouTube Videos
    • Prepare and present high-quality on-air content related to LA sports teams that includes but also goes beyond the typical news, game analysis, player interviews, and other related topics you find in traditional media.
    • Conduct thorough research to ensure accurate and up-to-date information is delivered to the audience.
    • Develop creative and engaging formats, scripts, and segments to captivate viewers and increase video engagement.
    • Collaborate with the production team to create visually appealing videos, ensuring high production value.
  • Social Media Management
    • Manage and grow our social media presence across various platforms (e.g., YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook) to increase brand visibility and engagement.
    • Create and curate compelling content for social media platforms, including photos, videos, polls, and engaging posts that resonate with our target audience.
    • Monitor and respond to comments, messages, and inquiries in a timely and professional manner, fostering positive interactions and building a strong online community.
    • Track social media metrics and analyze data to identify trends, insights, and areas for improvement, and implement strategies to maximize engagement and reach.
  • Community Building
    • Engage with the online community by initiating conversations, responding to comments, and fostering a sense of belonging and camaraderie.
    • Collaborate with marketing and PR teams to develop and implement community-building initiatives, such as contests, giveaways, and live streams, to drive user participation and loyalty.
    • Actively participate in relevant sports events, games, and fan gatherings to establish personal connections with the community and promote the brand.
  • Research and Analysis
    • Stay updated on the latest news, trends, and developments related to LA sports teams, ensuring that content is relevant and timely.
    • Conduct research on audience preferences, interests, and behavior to tailor content strategies and improve engagement.
    • Monitor competitor activities and industry trends to identify opportunities and stay ahead in the market.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, Broadcasting, or a related field (or equivalent practical experience).
  • Strong knowledge of LA sports teams, including the Lakers, Dodgers, Rams, Clippers, Kings, Galaxy, and/or other relevant teams.
  • Excellent on-camera presence, public speaking skills, and the ability to deliver content in an engaging and professional manner.
  • Experience in hosting, presenting, or broadcasting content, preferably in a sports-related field.
  • Proficiency in video editing software (e.g., Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro) and familiarity with camera equipment.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to adapt content for different platforms and target audiences.
  • Extensive experience in managing social media platforms (YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook) and knowledge of social media management tools.
  • Strong understanding of social media analytics and ability to use data to inform content strategies and decision-making.
  • A genuine passion for sports and an understanding of the nuances and intricacies of the LA sports scene.
  • Excellent multitasking and organizational skills, with the ability to meet deadlines and work effectively in a fast-paced environment.

If you are an enthusiastic sports fan with exceptional on-air talent and social media management skills, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join our team and help us create engaging content, build a thriving online community, and make a meaningful impact in the world of LA sports.

Hybrid: Remote/In-Office – Our studio is located in South Pasadena, just 15 minutes north of Dodger Stadium. This position will be required to come into the studio a few times during the week to record shows and edit accordingly.


Please email a resume and cover letter along with a portfolio/reel of relevant work to jobs[at] Include the word “Application” in the email subject line. Emails that do not include any of these will be disregarded. We will do our best to respond to each applicant, but please understand it is hard with the sheer quantity of applications we receive.

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  1. I’m not looking for a job, but I noticed on the DN app that the roster is from last season needs to be upgraded to reflex the current season….

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