Dot Esports: Freelance Gaming and Esports Writer

Full Time
United States
Posted 1 month ago

Dot Esports, the premier destination for esports coverage online, is looking for freelance writers based in the UK / Europe to join our news desk.

Interested candidates should have in-depth knowledge of at least one of the listed esports and must be comfortable writing news about additional games. This is a great opportunity to cover the games and competitions you love while working with one of the best teams in esports journalism. Applicants should be self-starters who are eager to learn and respond well to constructive criticism. We’re a global, digital newsroom, and work will be remote.


  • Help cover news and guides around game releases 
  • Work with editors to develop pitches
  • Meet deadlines for publishing stories
  • Follow trending topics through Google Trends and Twitter
  • Write a minimum of 20 stories per month
  • In-depth knowledge of at least one of the following games and esports:
    • Overwatch
    • Pokémon
    • Apex Legends
    • Call of Duty
    • Grand Theft Auto
    • Fortnite

Preferred qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of experience writing in the news industry
  • Knowledge of SEO practices
  • Weekend availability

Rates: $16 – $90 USD per article depending on article length.

Interested candidates should submit a résumé, cover letter, and three writing clips to be considered for the position. Candidates who do not submit these requirements or do not identify the game titles they are comfortable covering will not be considered for the role.

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