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Bucs Dugout is looking for writers

Join our team and cover the Pirates with us!

MLB: Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh Pirates Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

If you’re reading this, we’re assuming you love the Pirates and the community here at Bucs Dugout. Here’s your chance to become a bigger part of what we’re doing here.

Bucs Dugout is hiring writers. Keep reading to find out if this is the perfect opportunity for you.

What does the role entail?

The writers will be responsible for writing about the Pirates on agreed upon topics and scheduled. These are part-time, remote, contract roles compensated with a monthly stipend.

What qualifications should you have?

Our best candidates will:

  • Have a passion for the Pirates and will already be familiar with Bucs Dugout.
  • Be able to produce and edit clean copy.
  • Be comfortable working in a remote environment.
  • Previous sportswriting experience is preferred.

How do you apply?

To apply, please submit a resume detailing any previous writing experience, a cover letter explaining why you’re the best candidate for the role, and two baseball-related writing samples. You must submit all items as specified via the Vox Media Careers page to be considered.

If you have questions about these roles or the application process, reach out to Jeanna Thomas, Senior Talent Manager for Team Brands at SB Nation, at

Bucs Dugout and SB Nation are committed to bringing you coverage of the Pirates from a diverse array of voices and perspectives. If your background and experience do not perfectly align with every single thing we’re looking for, but you believe you have the potential to thrive in this role, we encourage you to apply.