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Help Wanted: Bloggers Needed

To fit with its growth and change in presenting digital commentary on a wealth of topics, Words Don’t Do It Justice is looking to add additional bloggers in a few key areas. Currently, we have��non paying positions available in with our Sports, Film, Gaming, and Politics sections. Previous blogging and/or writing experience is strongly preferred but not required. Your content must be able to be unique and exclusive content for Words Don’t Do It Justice, but you may appear elsewhere. Proofreading is a must, and familiarity with WordPress is a plus.

Sports Blogger :

Requirements:

1). Bloggers must be able to submit at least one (1) column every two (2) weeks.

2). Bloggers have a maximum word length of 1400 words and a minimum of 600 words.

3). Bloggers��are free to choose their own topic for any additional columns, but one (1) must concern a specific sport as directed by Words Don’t Do It Justice.

4). Bloggers must be able to meet the deadline. Columns are due no later than 11:59 pm (CST) the night before publication.

(Example: A Tuesday deadline means columns are due at 11:59 pm on Monday).

5). Previous writing experience is preferred but not required.

6). Bloggers must be proofread by the author before publication.

7). Blogs may not be a repost from another website or personal blog.

8). Bloggers may maintain personal blogs, but reposts of their reviews must be approved by and directly linked to Words Don’t Do It Justice.

9). Sports Bloggers must be familiar with at least 2 America-specific major sports, and at least 1 International sport.

Here is an example from our previous Sports Blogger. 

Film Blogger :

Requirements:

1). Bloggers must be able to submit at least one (1) review or column every week.

2). Bloggers have a maximum word length of 1000 words and a minimum of 300 words.

3). Bloggers are free to choose their own topic for any additional columns, but must have a review column at least every other week.

4). Bloggers must be able to meet the deadline. Columns are due no later than 11:59 pm (CST) Thursday of each week.

5). Previous writing experience is preferred but not required.

6). Bloggers must be proofread by the author before publication.

7). Blogs��may not be a repost from another website or personal blog for non-reviews.

8). Bloggers��may maintain personal blogs, but reposts of their reviews must be approved by Words Don’t Do It Justice.

9). FIlm����Bloggers must have at least 1 film review each month from a film being released in America recently or to come.

Gaming Blogger:

Requirements:

1). Bloggers must be able to submit at least one (1) review or column every week.

2). Bloggers have a maximum word length of 1200 words and a minimum of 600 words.

3). Bloggers are free to choose their own topic for any additional columns, but must have a review column at least every three (3) week.

4). Bloggers must be able to meet the deadline. Columns are due no later than 11:59 pm (Central) Monday of each week.

5). Previous writing experience is preferred but not required.

6). Bloggers��must be proofread by the author before publication.

7). Blogs may not be a repost from another website or personal blog for non-reviews.

8). Bloggers may maintain personal blogs, but reposts of their reviews must be approved by and directly linked to Words Don’t Do It Justice.

9). Gaming Bloggers must have at least 1 Game review each month from a Game being released in America recently that is not a console exclusive.

American Politics Blogger��:

Requirements:

1). Bloggers must be able to submit at least one column every week.

2). Bloggers have a maximum word length of 2000 words and a minimum of 600 words.

3). Bloggers are free to choose their own topics so long as they concern American politics.

4). Bloggers must be able to meet the deadline. Columns are due no later than 11:59 pm (Central) Wednesday of each week.

5). Previous writing experience is strongly preferred.

6). Bloggers must be proofread by the author before publication and are subject to rejection and review by Words Don’t Do It Justice.

7). Blogs may not be a repost from another website or personal blog.

8). Bloggers may maintain personal blogs, but their posted content must be exclusive to Words Don’t Do It Justice.

International Politics Blogger :

Requirements:

1). Bloggers must be able to submit at least one column every week.

2). Bloggers have a maximum word length of 2000 words and a minimum of 600 words.

3). Bloggers are free to choose their own topics so long as they concern “Non-US” International politics.

4). Bloggers must be able to meet the deadline. Columns are due no later than 11:59 pm (Central) Tuesday of each week.

5). Previous writing experience is strongly preferred.

6). Bloggers must be proofread by the author before publication and are subject to rejection and review by Words Don’t Do It Justice.

7). Blogs may not be a repost from another website or personal blog.

8). Bloggers may maintain personal blogs, but their posted content must be exclusive to Words Don’t Do It Justice.

Special Positions:

Words Don’t Do it Justice��is also looking for bloggers to blog about Arrow, Doctor Who, The Daily Show/The Nightly Show, Last Week Tonight/Real Time With Bill Maher, Game Of Thrones, and other media programs.

Weekends Don’t Do It Justice is always looking for additional fiction writers who are able to commit for no less than 6 months of serial publication, with a minimum of 800 and maximum of 1600 words per weekly story submission.

Application Requirements: 

If you are interested please send a proofread writing sample, or links to your writing to wordsdontdoitjustice@gmail.com and Include the subject heading “Right for WDDIJ.” or for fiction writers “Right for WkndDDIJ”

Along with a writing sample please provide your name and specify which position you are applying for in the body of your email.

Applications without writing samples or links will not be considered.



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