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 internships in the industry.

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.

Update as of 3/19/19

We are currently only accepting applications for Writers.  Other positions will be opened up as they become available.  If you are interested in contributing to Dodgers Nation as a Writer, check out the job description and process below, and submit your application!

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 angles 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.

Basic Qualification Standards

  • Detail Oriented
  • Resourceful
  • Reliable
  • Proactive
  • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • Professional appearance and attitude
  • Passion for sports and the sports industry
  • Thorough knowledge of Los Angeles Sports
  • Social Media experience
  • Ability to adapt to the fast-paced work culture of the editorial team
  • Tech-Savvy
  • Ability to follow instructions

Bonus:

  • Blogging experience
  • Video/Multi-media production experience
  • Podcasting experience
  • Social Media community management experience

Who are you? 
You are the person everyone turns to for Dodgers information and people wonder why you’re not working in sports right now. You have an outgoing personality and naturally include people into your conversations and social circles.

Compensation
The compensation will be based on the candidate’s skill set and availability, which basically means, we’ll see what you can do well, how well you can learn and then what you can bring to the table to figure out what the compensation should be.

Internships may also be available to qualified students who have been approved by their school to earn school credit. We have had successful internships with the following schools:

  • USC
  • Cal State Los Angeles
  • Cal State Long Beach
  • Cal State Fullerton
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Arizona State University
  • Brigham Young University
  • Whittier College

Required Duties 

  • Writing accurate and engaging content for the community.
  • Editing the content of other writers to make sure there are no errors.

Potential Duties 

  • Writing accurate and engaging content for the community.
  • Managing a staff of both news and editorial writers.
  • Managing Facebook, Twitter (non-game), and Instagram Communities.
  • Reporting and analyzing the statistics that the website and social community produces.
  • Researching current Dodgers/MLB topics that Dodgers Nation can cover.

Qualifications

  • Experience using WordPress and Google Analytics.
  • Experience with Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).
  • Experience with Google Docs and Sheets
  • Experience writing and editing sports-related articles/content.

Basic Skills

  • Well-organized, professional, and the ability to communicate well in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Grammar Perfectionist

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of search engine optimization and digital marketing a plus
  • Video presence with photoshop/video editing knowledge
  • Resourceful
  • Outgoing
  • Inclusive

Application Process Below

Current Positions Available

  • Writers – Newsdesk
  • Internships
    • Writers – Newsdesk
    • Video Production Assistant
    • Podcast Production Assistant

PUBLISHING: NEWS DESK 

We have worked with a number of local colleges such as USC, UCLA, LMU, CSULA and CSULB, as well as out of state colleges such as BYU and ASU, to offer class credit for being a part of our team. Please check with your counselors to see if you qualify.

We pay writers, so you don’t have to worry about that.

  • Write about any and every news regarding the Dodgers.
  • Learn basic digital publishing skills in SEO, UX and social media
  • Monitor Social Media
  • Develop Content Ideas with the team

Application Process Below


INTERNSHIPS – Media: Video and Podcasts
We have worked with a number of local colleges such as USC, UCLA, LMU, CSULA and CSULB, as well as out of state colleges such as BYU and ASU, to offer class credit for being a part of our team. Please check with your counselors to see if you qualify.

We pay writers, so you don’t have to worry about that.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the production of podcasts and videos for social media platforms
  • Assist with field reporting at games or fan outings
  • Estimated time of 5-10 Hours a Week
  • To qualify for payments, must also become a writer for the site.

Our contributors program has had a great history of alumni landing jobs at local media companies such as:

  • ESPNLA
  • Fox Sports
  • Time Warner Cable
  • NFL Network
  • Bleacher Report
  • Dodgers Organization

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please email a link to a reel along with resume/cover letter to contribute [at] DodgersNation.com with the following:

  • Subject Line: [Position Applying for], First & Last Name
  • Cover Letter (can be the email copy or attached document)
    • Who you are?
    • Why do you want to work here?
    • How did you hear about this internship/position?
    • Any skills that might help with this job?
    • What team/sport would you like to/can cover?
    • Portfolio: Writers can provide writing samples. Video Team applicants must provide reel of on-air or editing experience.
  • Resume (attached to email)
  • Availability
  • Location
  • References (attached to email)

Applicants who do not provide information requested above will automatically be disqualified and not be responded to.

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