En Fuego Staff Writer (Monthly Contract). United States / Los Angeles
En Fuego (www.enfuegonow.com) is a Latinx-driven platform that is dedicated to telling stories
that matter. We are here to amplify multicultural communities with content that is immersive
and compelling. We seek a staff writer who is not only well versed in the realm of sports but
also in myriad forms of pop culture.
Being bi-lingual is a plus but not necessarily a requirement. What is necessary is that you come
with a voice and the ability to eloquently provide your opinion in columns when needed and
deliver news hits when warranted.
This gig is a great opportunity to stretch your ability and not only write aspirational human-
interest features but offer up daily opinion pieces that live at the intersection of sports and pop
We are looking for a motivated writer who is as passionate about sports as what’s in their
Spotify playlists. They don’t just have expertise on myriad professional leagues but have ardent
opinions they are eager to put to column.
This is a position that will be crucial to shaping the voice and success as En Fuego continues to
grow. Come packing a wealth of ideas and the desire to see those ideas flourish.
This position is a hired on a monthly contract basis with potential to grow into a permanent
Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To
Produce daily articles that engage En Fuego readers, which include news of the day,
nuanced opinion pieces on topical subjects, long-form human-interest features, and
humorous takes on sports and Latinx culture.
React to breaking news in a timely fashion.
Produce both short and long form articles under deadline.
Ability to produce segments in conjunction with En Fuego’s video team.
Understand and employ SEO and best practices.
Work nights and weekends as the sports calendar dictates.
Collaborate with editorial staff to meet the demands of an evolving content calendar.
Potential for contributions to En Fuego Media podcasts and video streaming shows.
Required Skills, Knowledge And Qualifications
At least two years working for a digital or print publication and/or a number of clips that
illustrate the breadth of your work and tone of your writing.
Extensive knowledge of the sports world, including but not limited to expertise in soccer
fronts, which includes Liga MX, as well as boxing. We want someone who is as eager and
capable of writing about the latest Concacaf fixture as the NBA playoffs.
Ability to formulate ideas on the fly and create content that will not only inform but
engage and entertain.
Knowledge of both Chicago and AP styles.
Strict attention to detail in regard to tone, content and grammar.
Ability and interest in contributing to opportunities that may arise on podcast,
streaming video and/or broadcast television.
A record of acting independently and with good editorial judgment.
A proficiency in social media as well as working in content management systems.
To Apply fill out this form and prepare: Resume, Clips and Cover Letter and send to