Dot Esports: Freelance Gaming Writers

  • contract
  • Germany


Dot Esports, the premier destination for gaming & esports coverage online, is looking for freelance writers anywhere in the world to join our news desk. This role is freelance and fully remote.

Interested candidates should have in-depth knowledge of gaming and must be comfortable writing news about various gaming related topics. This is a great opportunity to cover the gaming communities 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.

Please provide a portfolio or writing examples to showcase your work. When writing a cover letter please tell us which of the beats below you’d be the best fit for and why.

We’re looking for multiple types of writers who will each cover different beats. These include:

  • Evergreen content & listicles
  • General esports and gaming content (preferably based within the US)
  • FPS and Call of Duty specialist


  • 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
  • Understanding online game communities and the games themselves

Preferred qualifications:

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

Compensation ranges from $16-$90 USD per article. Pay rates may vary for international candidates based on location.


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