Freelance sports writers

We are looking for freelance sports writers to join our roster.

Are you passionate about sport? Do you want to forge a successful career in the industry? Or are you an established freelancer looking for further work?

Purpose of the role:

To provide quality and authoritative online content to drive traffic and brand awareness.


We are wanting to bolster our freelancer pool covering the following sports:

  • Rugby League (ideally Yorkshire based)
  • British Basketball (with knowledge of the NBA)
  • British ice hockey (with knowledge of the NHL)

We require content producers who can write news, features and opinion pieces that will be of interest to our audience, as well as enhancing coverage of the sport.

You must have an existing knowledge and interest in at least one of the sports listed. We can provide a varied experience and the opportunity for you to create further work and even a full-time role with ourselves.

  • Excellent writing skills
  • Flawless spelling and grammar
  • Initiative to find stories and arrange interviews
  • Experience of using the WordPress CMS

You will be working on a mixture of in-house and partner client projects.

About us:

JDG Media is a digital agency, specialising in sport. We work with brands, professional clubs and governing bodies, publications, agencies and service providers in the industry.

The websites we work on include Love Rugby League and British Ice Hockey, while we work with a number of professional clubs in both those sports as well as basketball.

This role can be based at our office in Warrington (Station House) or remotely.

To apply:

Email with your CV, at least three examples of relevant work and your availability.