Want to Be a Heavy Contributor? Here’s How to Apply

Heavy is seeking to partner with independent professional journalists in news, sports, gaming and e-sports, technology, and entertainment, among other topics.

Specific qualifications will vary by vertical, but successful candidates should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Ability and desire to react rapidly to breaking news
  • Ability to write with authority on a given subject matter
  • Ability to produce clean and polished copy
  • Exceptional planning, organizational, and communication skills
  • A deep understanding of the digital media landscape

How do I apply?

Send a resume, cover letter and three writing samples to Managing Editor Ben Doody at ben@heavy.com, with “Heavy contributor” in the subject line. If you’re interested in a role as a contributor in a specific vertical, you can also check out the listings for contributors in news, sports, gaming and e-sports, entertainment, and technology.