So, you want to be a baseball writer?

First, thank you for your interest in becoming a writer for Through the Fence Baseball. We strive to provide the best quality to our avid readers and, because of this standard, only accept the best possible writers into our system.

Interested in being an intern? We are seeking a Writing Intern, Social Media and Operations Intern, Web Design and Operations Intern.

BENEFITS

Foremost, becoming a writer on our staff allows you the opportunity to write about your passion as often as you’d like. We do pay our writers and each writer is on escalating levels. We don’t require you to write an article so many times per week, or force you to provide one per day. We feel this gives you the ability to produce high-quality content, which, in the end, is the result we are ultimately looking for.

Further, you will be in the company of fellow baseball fans who all share the same goal — to make Through the Fence Baseball a highly respected, and influential, location for baseball news and rumor.

You also have the potential to have your material read by thousands of fans. TTFB is a Google News verified website so your articles will be instantly live on Google News, Google search and other search outlets. Google News is a group of websites that Google hand picks to be the best of the best. Your article can be picked up by top outlets like ESPN, Yahoo, MLBTradeRumors, etc.

HOW TO APPLY

So, you’re interested? Great. In order to put your name in for consideration to become part of our staff, please e-mail [email protected] the following items:

  • Your name
  • Vital contact information
  • Social Media Profiles – Links (You don’t have to send your Facebook).
  • Previous work experience
  • List any experience in the game of baseball
  • A minimum of two writing samples (note: these do not have to be baseball related)
  • Feel free to attach your resume/CV to the e-mail and we’ll be glad to take a look.

Please be aware that the time between submitting your material and the editors evaluating it may take a while. Do not be discouraged. We painstakingly go over each application and will respond, whether it be positive or negative, to every inquiry.

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