Dodgers Nation Social Numbers April 2016Dodgers Nation is part of 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.

There are few opportunities to write about the LA 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. You’ll join a team that’s been able to interview players, gain all-access passes to All-Star Games and Events, have their articles show up on large sports media platforms such as:

  • MSN
  • Fox Sports
  • ESPN
  • LA Times
  • OC Register
  • Yahoo Sports
  • & Much More

Paid Opportunities

News Desk – Part-Time/Possible Full-Time

 

The news desk is one of the most important jobs in the network. Responsibilities include monitoring the internet for any news from players and the teams and being able to generate stories on short deadlines. A solid team player with unique creativity thrives in this position.

Background and qualifications: This is an entry-level position in sports media. Candidates with experience producing sports news content are preferred in either an intern, academic or professional capacity, but we are willing the train the right person. A journalism degree (or degree in-progress) is preferred but not required. Strong knowledge of sports and a demonstrated ability to write in an online environment are musts.

DUTIES CAN INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Editing blog-posts on the newest developments of the sports scene in a deadline-oriented fashion
  • Copy editing for LA Sports Network of Facebook and Twitter communities that reflect the voice of the brand
  • Working closely with editorial team to launch social media pushes in a timely fashion
  • Create/produce editorial ideas that will generate a lot of buzz
  • Using journalistic point-of-view when writing articles

QUALIFICATIONS

  • College-level writing ability.
  • Thorough knowledge of Los Angeles Sports, especially Dodgers, Rams and NBA basketball.
  • Good Judgement.
  • Experience developing, publishing, and moderating content for Facebook, Twitter
  • Keen knowledge of Facebook/Twitter/Instagram community behavior
  • Ability to adapt to the fast-paced work culture of the editorial team
  • Ability to work at our offices in Old Town Pasadena, CA.

To apply, please send an email to contribute [at] dodgersnation.com with the following:

  • Subject Line: [Position Applying for]
  • Cover Letter
    • Who you are?
    • Why do you want to work here?
    • Any skills that might help with this job?
  • Resume
  • Availability
  • Location
  • References

Volunteer Opportunities

Editorial Writers
Candidates can either write on topics that we have on our queue of ideas or they can come up with original ideas themselves. This position will be asked to produce a minimum of one piece of content every two weeks.

Our ideal candidate:

  • Has strong knowledge of LA sports, especially in football and baseball.
  • Possesses excellent writing and grammar skills
  • Is able to write in line with our best practices for ideal search engine optimization (SEO).
  • Is a self-starter who can work with minimal direction.
  • Possesses excellent communication skills.
  • Is comfortable working in a virtual environment.
  • Follows step-by-step guide for publishing best practice.
  • Meets deadlines and open to contructive feedback.

To apply, please send an email tocontribute [at] dodgersnation.com with the following:

  • Subject Line: [Position Applying for]
  • Cover Letter
    • Who you are?
    • Why do you want to work here?
    • Any skills that might help with this job?
  • Resume
  • Availability
  • Location
  • References

Pre-Game Analysts 
On the day of the game, we aim to provide Dodgers Nation & Fearsome Football with a pre-game analysis of the opponent and the advantages and disadvantages.

Our ideal candidate:

  • Has strong knowledge of LA sports, especially in football and baseball.
  • Possesses excellent writing and grammar skills
  • Is able to write in line with our best practices for ideal search engine optimization (SEO).
  • Is a self-starter who can work with minimal direction.
  • Possesses excellent communication skills.
  • Is comfortable working in a virtual environment.
  • Can meet deadlines

To apply, please send an email tocontribute [at] dodgersnation.com with the following:

  • Subject Line: [Position Applying for]
  • Cover Letter
    • Who you are?
    • Why do you want to work here?
    • Any skills that might help with this job?
  • Resume
  • Availability
  • Location
  • References

Post Game Analysts
Quickly after a game, the ideal candidate will be able to provide a quick analysis and recap of the game.

Our ideal candidate:

  • Has strong knowledge of LA sports, especially in football and baseball.
  • Possesses excellent writing and grammar skills
  • Is able to write in line with our best practices for ideal search engine optimization (SEO).
  • Is a self-starter who can work with minimal direction.
  • Possesses excellent communication skills.
  • Is comfortable working in a virtual environment.
  • Can meet deadlines

To apply, please send an email to contribute [at] dodgersnation.com with the following:

  • Subject Line: [Position Applying for]
  • Cover Letter
    • Who you are?
    • Why do you want to work here?
    • Any skills that might help with this job?
  • Resume
  • Availability
  • Location
  • References

Internships

We have worked with a number of local colleges such as USC, UCLA, LMU, CSULA and CSULB to offer class credit for being a part of our internship program. Monetary compensation can be discussed after probationary period in order for the staff to properly evaluate the applicant. Please check with your counselors to see if you qualify. Our internship program has had a great history of helping obtain jobs at local media companies such as ESPNLA, Time Warner Cable, NFL Network, Bleacher Report and more.

We are searching for motivated individuals with great writing skills that have a knack for social media. Ideal candidates will not only be passionate about LA Sports, but about engaging the digital community on Twitter, Facebook, and other emerging social media platforms.

DUTIES CAN INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Editing blog-posts on the newest developments of the sports scene in a deadline-oriented fashion
  • Copy editing for LA Sports Network of Facebook and Twitter communities that reflect the voice of the brand
  • Working closely with editorial team to launch social media pushes in a timely fashion
  • Create/produce editorial ideas that will generate a lot of buzz
  • Using journalistic point-of-view when writing articles

QUALIFICATIONS

  • College-level writing ability.
  • Thorough knowledge of Los Angeles Sports
  • Good Judgement.
  • Experience developing, publishing, and moderating content for Facebook, Twitter
  • Keen knowledge of Facebook/Twitter/Instagram community behavior
  • Ability to adapt to the fast-paced work culture of the editorial team
  • Ability to work in our offices in Old Town Pasadena, CA.

To apply, please send an email to contribute [at] dodgersnation.com with the following:

  • Subject Line: [Position Applying for]
  • Cover Letter
    • Who you are?
    • Why do you want to work here?
    • Any skills that might help with this job?
  • Resume
  • Availability
  • Location
  • References

Video On-Air Talent

Candidate will be able to speak professionally in front of a camera

Our ideal candidate:

  • Has strong knowledge of LA based sports
  • Be able to write scripts for shows
  • Possesses excellent writing and grammar skills
  • Is very detail-oriented.
  • Is a self-starter who can work with minimal direction.
  • Has editing experience.
  • Is a Team Player
  • Possesses excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work in our offices in Old Town Pasadena, CA.

To apply, please send an email to contribute [at] dodgersnation.com with the following:

  • Subject Line: [Position Applying for]
  • Cover Letter
    • Who you are?
    • Why do you want to work here?
    • Any skills that might help with this job?
  • Resume
  • Availability
  • Location
  • References

Video Editor/Cameraman

Candidate will help operate the equipment for video production needs and be able to edit videos using Final Cut Pro software provided in the office.

  • Has strong knowledge of LA based sports
  • Has a good sense of style and creativity
  • Is very detail-oriented.
  • Is a self-starter who can work with minimal direction.
  • Has editing experience.
  • Is a Team Player
  • Possesses excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work in our offices in Old Town Pasadena, CA.

To apply, please send an email to contribute [at] dodgersnation.com with the following:

  • Subject Line: [Position Applying for]
  • Cover Letter
    • Who you are?
    • Why do you want to work here?
    • Any skills that might help with this job?
  • Resume
  • Availability
  • Location
  • References

Graphic artists

Please have mad skills on Photoshop, Illustrator or Flash.  Projects range from social posts to wallpapers to logos to merchandise to whatever we can think of.

To apply, please send an email to contribute [at] dodgersnation.com with the following:

  • Subject Line: [Position Applying for]
  • Cover Letter
    • Who you are?
    • Why do you want to work here?
    • Any skills that might help with this job?
  • Resume
  • Availability
  • Location
  • References