WFNY Opportunities

Opportunity: Freelance Contributor

Are you an aspiring writer with a desire to have their words shared with thousands of Cleveland fans? Have an originally reported story that you want to tell? Need a place to tell it? 

Who are we looking for? A detail-oriented individual with a passion for Cleveland sports who possesses the desire to help continue the ongoing efforts of improving content delivered to the daily readers of Waiting For Next Year. The individual would work closely with the writers of WFNY, working to help formulate ideas as well as the correction, condensation, organization, and other modifications of pieces prior to publication.

Preferences:

  • Previous writing/editing experience, preferably Internet-based
  • General understanding of AP writing style
  • Original reporting on stories that have been previously untold or interesting angles on those widely discussed
  • Familiarity with WordPress publishing software and formatting
  • Strong focus and desire to collaborate
  • Established Social Media presence with the willingness and ability to disseminate published work
  • Consistent ability to create and view email throughout editorial periods

Please send your pitch to jobs@waitingfornextyear. Please include contact information as well as details of the story in mind and any previously written work. A member of WFNY’s team will be in touch shortly thereafter. Thank you in advance!

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Opportunity: Headline writer

Who are we looking for? A detail-oriented individual with a passion for Cleveland sports who possesses the desire to aid in the ongoing production and cultivation of original and thought-provoking work at Waiting For Next Year. This individual must have the desire and capability to update and edit the site, in a timely manner, during specific stretches of a given day. Individual must have high levels of availability via email and/or mobile phone.

Preferences:

  • Previous writing experience, preferably Internet-based
  • General understanding of AP writing style
  • Familiarity with WordPress publishing software and formatting
  • Familiarity with HTML formatting (boxes, charts, images)
  • Established Social Media presence with the willingness and ability to disseminate published work
  • Consistent ability to create and view email throughout editorial periods

Interested parties should send a cover letter-style email to jobs@waitingfornextyear.com with any links to or attachments of previously written work that could help lend additional insight into individual skill levels.