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.

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

  • General esports
  • Video game releases


  • 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.