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Many Positive Reasons For Being A Sports Writer | Mountain Woods Media, LLC
Look for these type of teasers to find freelance sportswriter gigs" "We’re Looking for Freelance Writers to Help Us Cover LSU Football & More " Photo via 1130thetiger.com in 2013 If you’re looking for a new writing opportunity – either freelance, part-time or full-time – there are many positive reasons why being a sports writer might be the right ticket for you. First, however, you’ll need to meet one, or both, of the following requirements: You have writing skills. You like sports. A combination of both creates an ideal situation. Sports enthusiasts envy sports writers. You’re close to the action; you get to interview coaches and athletes; your name is in print (or online or in other media outlets such as television, radio, etc.) and you can earn some extra income. Sports writing on a freelance or part-time basis won’t take up too much of your time. In most cases, you’ll be asked to attend and cover a local football or basketball game during the week and report the results.