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Overwatch Writer

26 days ago by Hotspawn

  Remote (Anywhere)

Level: Junior

Contract: Freelance (Paid)

Sector: Writing

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Hotspawn is opening up for additional freelancers at this time. We’re looking for a passionate esports writer who can write engaging copy about Overwatch. We’re looking for a mix of news and features pieces. Can you turn around quick articles reporting and explaining the news of the day, while also working on longer explorations of important topics pertaining to the Overwatch community?

In your application, be sure to include a cover letter, resume and a sample of your work (links to previously published works preferred).

Who you are:

  • Proficient in creating component reviews/recaps of esports tournaments
  • Passionate about Overwatch - the competitive scene, streamers, the mechanics of the game, etc.
  • Has been writing about Overwatch or the Overwatch League for a minimum of one (1) year
  • Esports fan and gamer just like us
  • Able to work independently and manage deadlines

Responsibilities include:

  • Cover breaking Overwatch esports/gaming news in a timely manner
  • Pitch and draft in-depth feature pieces
  • Remain up to date with current esports news of your given esports vertical
  • Able to cover tournament recaps, player interviews, evergreen content
  • Able to reference and integrate multimedia sources into articles such as tweets, videos, and highlights from streams.

Please email your application to the address attached below and let us know where you found our job!

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