Why should you join Touchdown L.A.?
Do you have a passion for football? Are you a diehard Chargers, Raiders, Bruins or Trojans fan? Do you fancy yourself a skilled writer or an aspiring sports blogger? If so, you may be a perfect fit to write for TouchdownLA.com
At TDLA our mission is to service the football fan base of the greater Los Angeles area by covering the teams that Angelenos love to follow. The goal is simple: to disseminate the latest news, provide unique opinions and create a community of spirited debate and discussion.
If this seems like something you might want to be a part of then keep reading…
Here’s how you can get started
Available Positions -Writers:
If you’re interested in joining the team here’s a list of potential slots we’re looking to fill:
- Pre-Game Analyst: A preview of game match ups with pre-game analysis of the main advantages / disadvantages and keys to victory.
- Post-Game Analyst: Within one hour after a game, be able to provide a quick analysis and recap of the game.
- Editorial Writer: You can either write on topics that we have on our list or you can come up with some yourself. This position may be asked to produce a weekly article.
- News Aggregator: A perfect position for social media hounds who are glued to twitter and news streams and want to break stories as they happen. This position asks that you are able to grasp the quick points of the news article and provide quick opinions on the matter.
There is no experience necessary to join our staff but please have good writing/grammar skills and be somewhat internet savvy. If you’re looking to add to your portfolio, improve and get feedback on your writing or perhaps simply aspiring to expand your social network, this is a great opportunity. The editors of TDLA are also content managers and featured writers for a variety of fan blogs and entertainment sites including:
Should you like to inquire about a position, simply fill out the contact form below using the subject heading TDLA Contributor. In the message be sure to indicate which team you want to write about (Chargers, Raiders, UCLA, USC) and what type of position you’re interested in (pre-game analyst, editorial, etc…). If you have a link to a relevant writing sample you can provide that in your message, otherwise a sample may be requested after our initial review of your inquiry.
We’d also like to remind you that while this is a non-paying volunteer position we do promise that you’ll meet lots of great people and have the chance to be part of an exceptional team. We look forward to hearing from you!