eGN is seeking beat writers to cover eSports competition in League of Legends, Dota 2, Call of Duty and Counter-Strike:Global Offensive. In addition to serving as our expert on the specific leagues, the primary responsibilities for the position include:
- Writing individual player updates daily while citing the appropriate news sources, using Twitter, RSS aggregators and other means for gathering news.
- Writing player-focused recaps following the conclusion of matches.
- Ensuring the accuracy of database information about players.
- Potentially writing articles and copy editing.
Writers will improve their writing and communication skills while acquiring experience with an organization that has been at the forefront of the fantasy industry since 1997. Additionally, our contributors become part of a strong network of writers with an opportunity to have their work appear on partner sites, including ESPN.
A monthly stipend (paid quarterly) is available after a probationary period.
Qualifications: You must be an avid eSports fan with advanced knowledge of the games/leagues you are covering as well as strong writing skills, including the ability to contribute clean, substantive copy with minimal supervision.
Andrew Fiorentino - Remote Writer Coordinator and Trainer