Write For Us

Looking to start a career in sports journalism? Interested in sharing your thoughts on the beautiful game to a wider audience? Prost Amerika is the spot for you!

As an independent news site, Prost Amerika is always looking for new writers and photographers to  provide greater coverage for soccer in North America and abroad. Our site has grown rapidly in the past year to include reporting across not just North America but also abroad. It is our goal to continue this expansion in the years ahead.

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MLS Beat Writer

MLS Beat Photographer

NWSL Beat Writer

NWSL Beat Photographer

Current Openings

MLS Beat Writer

As part of our Major League Soccer coverage, Prost is currently looking for beat writers in the following regions:

  • Atlanta United -Co-beat writer
  • FC Dallas-Co-beat writer
  • Houston Dynamo- Co-beat writer
  • LAFC
  • Minnesota United
  • Montreal Impact
  • Orlando City SC- Co-beat writer
  • Philadelphia Union-Co-beat writer
  • Real Salt Lake
  • Toronto FC
  • Other MLS regions will also be considered on a rolling basis.

Responsibilities

  • Provide match-day recaps and previews;
  • Cover the ins and outs of the team-including injuries, trades, and signings.
  • Interview players, coaches, and management;
  • Work with photographer and  other beat writers to ensure that each match and event is given full coverage;
  • Attend most home games and the occasional training session. May also be asked to attend the occasional international friendly match.

Qualifications

  • Previous writing experience is preferred, but not a requirement;
  • Background or an interest in soccer. Knowledge of the team you would be covering is highly advantageous;
  • Thinking critically and analyze events without bias. We are not a blog site nor are we the mouthpiece for the league ;
  • Good editing and proofreading abilities;
  • Experience using Word and a willingness to learn WordPress and Photoshop;
  • Act professionally in difficult working environment.
  • Work well in a team environment and can turn around work in a timely and efficient manner.

To be considered for our open positions please send a cover letter explaining why you would be a good fit, two writing samples, and a C/V to managers@prostamerika.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and those whose experience match our needs will be contacted for an interview.

Unfortunately at this time the position would be on a voluntary basis. Prost will however provide you with media credentials, which is vital in furthering one’s career in sports journalism.

MLS Beat Photographer

As part of our Major League Soccer coverage, Prost is currently looking for beat writers in the following regions:

  • Atlanta United
  • FC Dallas
  • Houston Dynamo
  • LAFC
  • Minnesota United
  • Montreal Impact
  • New York City Football Club
  • Real Salt Lake
  • Toronto FC
  • Other MLS regions will also be considered on a rolling basis.

Responsibilities

  • Work with beat writer to provide expert coverage on game day and on photo captions;
  • Willingness to work in all weather and conditions;
  • Take different types of shots during a match;
  • Conduct one’s self in a professional manner during all matches and practices.

Qualifications

  • Previous experience taking photos for soccer matches or in a related environment would be preferred;
  • Background or an interest in soccer. Knowledge of the team you would be covering is highly advantageous;
  • Must have your own equipment. Examples of good equipment are 70-200 f2.8 and  70-200 f4
  • Have a firm grasp of basic photographic principles and techniques;
  • Act professionally in difficult working environment;
  • Experience using Lightroom, Aperture, Photo Mechanic, or Photoshop and a willingness to learn about DropBox and WordPress
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and with your writing partner to create a superior product

NWSL Beat Writer

As part of our National Women’s Soccer League coverage, Prost is currently looking for beat writers in the following regions:

  • FC Kansas City
  • North Carolina Courage
  • Orlando Pride- Co-beat writer
  • Sky Blue FC
  • Washington Spirit Co-beat writer

Responsibilities

  • Provide match-day recaps and previews;
  • Cover the ins and outs of the team-including injuries, trades, and signings.
  • Interview players, coaches, and management;
  • Work with photographer and  other beat writers to ensure that each match and event is given full coverage;
  • Attend most home games and the occasional training session. May also be asked to attend the occasional international friendly match.

Qualifications

  • Previous writing experience is preferred, but not a requirement;
  • Background or an interest in soccer. Knowledge of the team you would be covering is highly advantageous;
  • Thinking critically and analyze events without bias. We are not a blog site nor are we the mouthpiece for the league ;
  • Good editing and proofreading abilities;
  • Experience using Word and a willingness to learn WordPress and Photoshop;
  • Act professionally in difficult working environment.
  • Work well in a team environment and can turn around work in a timely and efficient manner.

To be considered for our open positions please send a cover letter explaining why you would be a good fit, two writing samples, and a C/V to womenseditor@prostamerika.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and those whose experience match our needs will be contacted for an interview.

Unfortunately at this time the position would be on a voluntary basis. Prost will however provide you with media credentials, which is vital in furthering one’s career in sports journalism.

 

NWSL Beat Photographer

As part of our Major League Soccer coverage, Prost is currently looking for beat writers in the following regions:

  • Boston Breakers
  • FC Kansas City
  • Houston Dash
  • North Carolina Courage
  • Sky Blue FC
  • Washington Spirit

Responsibilities

  • Work with beat writer to provide expert coverage on game day and on photo captions;
  • Willingness to work in all weather and conditions;
  • Take different types of shots during a match;
  • Conduct one’s self in a professional manner during all matches and practices.

Qualifications

  • Previous experience taking photos for soccer matches or in a related environment would be preferred;
  • Background or an interest in soccer. Knowledge of the team you would be covering is highly advantageous;
  • Must have your own equipment. Examples of good equipment are 70-200 f2.8 and  70-200 f4
  • Have a firm grasp of basic photographic principles and techniques;
  • Act professionally in difficult working environment;
  • Experience using Lightroom, Aperture, Photo Mechanic, or Photoshop and a willingness to learn about DropBox and WordPress
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and with your writing partner to create a superior product

 

To be considered for our open positions please send a cover letter explaining why you would be a good fit, some samples of your work, and a C/V to womenseditor@prostamerika.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and those whose experience match our needs will be contacted for an interview.

Unfortunately at this time the position would be on a voluntary basis. Prost will however provide you with media credentials, which is vital in furthering one’s career in sports journalism.

Not interested in MLS but want to cover another league in North America (NASL, NCAA, NPSL, USL) or region in the world? Please send a cover letter, C/V, and two writing samples explaining what interests you in the beautiful game and what you can do to enhance Prost Amerika’s coverage of the global game.