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.

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 Dodgers Nation as a Writer, 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 5/24/23)

News Desk Writer – Remote | Part-Time

What’s the opportunity? Weekend Newsdesk Managers for LA Sports Teams.

Newsdesk writers are expected to have a good knowledge of Los Angeles Sports and the ability to communicate that knowledge around the topic at hand once assigned.

This position can work any day of the week, but is dependent on needs and availability of current staff.

We would also like to work with someone who wants to be part of a team-oriented environment, but is also a proactive self-starter.

Required Qualities We’re Looking For:

  • Excellent research skills (finding newsworthy stories to write and publish)
  • Excellent, polished writing skills
  • High attention to detail (fact checking, source checking, spelling, grammar, etc.)
  • Team player attitude and high standard of professionalism
  • Solid working knowledge of Los Angeles based teams and players, along with a passion for sports
  • Must have reliable internet connection and can write from home
  • Have an active Facebook account and be a member of sports related groups
  • Have working knowledge of how to engage online communities
  • Overall be a self-starter and have a passion for following and covering sports


  • Experience working with WordPress, Tempest, or similar type Content Management Systems
  • Previous experience writing news content
  • Basic knowledge of SEO titles
  • Social media experience beyond personal social media accounts

Job Description:

  • Monitor sports news sites, social media accounts, RSS feeds, Reddit, etc. to find news to write about and publish
  • Write concise news articles in a timely manner (15-30 minute window after news breaks)
  • Participate in discussions on article comments to engage community of readers
  • Ability to post content on multiple social platforms

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 100% remote.
  • This is a PAID position with a minimum number of written posts per day.


Please email a resume and cover letter along with samples of some of your relevant recent work to contribute[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.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button