Fantom Sports was built to Bring content you don’t see every day. We are more than just a news site. We supply real opinions from fans like yourself. Our number one goal is to filter out bias and hype and provide you with accurate statistics and information on your favorite teams
Please Note: This is an unpaid position, Students are recommended to apply for college credit
As a Sports Writer at Fantom Sports Industries, you will be creating sports-related content on a regular basis. In this position, you will be expected to come up with your own story ideas, although there may be times when you will be assigned a project. This may include news pieces, Review Pieces, and opinion pieces. We recommend that you use our platform as a way to strengthen or begin your writing portfolio. The weekly content requirement will be determined based on your schedule and School credit requirements.
You are highly encouraged to try other aspects of journalism while you are with Fantom Sports. Other areas you can produce content are podcasting, video content creation, writing, Marketing, etc. We also encourage expanding your knowledge and trying different sports topics than the one you are hired for.
While you are with Fantom Sports, we want you to learn how to write quality content on a consistent basis. As well as working on improving readability and SEO optimization. You will learn how to find story ideas independently. This is also a great opportunity to network and build lasting relationships in the industry. You also will be able to learn effective time management skills.
What you bring to the table:
- Has a keen sense of grammar, language, and spelling.
- Possess the ability to come up with and create content ideas independently
- Strong communication skills.
- Has the ability to meet deadlines.
- Is able to promote the Fantom Sports Industries content produced by yourself and others on social media.
- Works well with others.
- Enrollment in college programs pursuing Journalism, Mass Comm, Graphic Design, Marketing, etc. preferred but not required.
- Willingness to learn and familiarize yourself with WordPress/SEO.
While you are with Fantom Sports Industries, we want you to learn how to write content on a regular basis. As well as working on improving readability and SEO optimization. As a Sports Writer, you will learn how to come up with story ideas regularly. This is also a great opportunity to network and build lasting relationships. You can also build your editorial voice and hone in on journalistic skills like interviewing. You will also be able to learn how to coordinate with other team members effectively.