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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Detroit Sports Nation was built on one simple premise:

Giving the fans a voice.

We’re always looking for writers to help bolster our coverage of all the great sports teams in Detroit/Michigan. If you’d like to join our team please fill out the form below with the name of the writing position and a short message as to WHY you would like to join the DSN team. Each member of the DSN team works 100% volunteer. We do it for the love of the game, and for the love of the fans.



Some of our writers have found additional writing / Radio gigs at TSN, The Windsor Star, WXOU Oakland University, ESPN  Radio, Fox Sports, The Flint Firebirds and the Armed Forces Radio Network. Some of our writers have even found internships at local newspapers/news stations.

Most recently the site was featured on NBC Sports, CBS Sports, SI.com, ESPN.com, Sports Center, Good Morning America, Detroit Free Press, Oakland Press, Yahoo Sports, Fox Sports.

The site currently serves over 300,000 people per month, with over 1,500,000 page views. On Facebook, we often have a reach of over 1 million people per week.


Writing for DSN is a commitment. You will be representing our brand and the fans of Detroit to our vast network of loyal fans. From the 213,000+ fans on Facebook to our 16000+ fans on Twitter to the millions of potential viewers throughout out other social platforms. Please do not apply if you can not contribute on a consistent basis, as we value our team and the relationships we build with our fans through our dedication to bringing only the best news and content to our visitors.

Interested? Want to know more? Fill out the form below. It will give us a chance to better know you and see an example of your writing. We’ll ask for some insight into why you want to join us. We’ll be in touch from there to answer all of your questions.

There is a featured writer program where you can earn income for your writing if you are a top contributor – If this is something that interests you please inquire at [email protected].

Open Positions:


Beat Writer – Are you on top of every news story as it breaks? We are looking for writers that have open availability and THRIVE on being the first to know when news breaks. Social media hounds, active Reddit/forum participants, and news junkies – We need you!!

  • Red Wings Beat – 2-3 writers needed
  • Pistons Beat – 2-3 writers needed
  • Lions Beat – 2-3 writers needed
  • Tigers Beat – 2-3 writers needed
  • University of Michigan Sports Beat – 1-2 writers needed
  • Michigan State University Sports Beat – 1-2 writers needed

Columnist – Do you love long-form writing and sharing your opinion? Can you eloquently convey your point to readers without coming across as berating or condescending? Do you have an unbridled passion for one of the Detroit Sports teams or College Sports? We need you!!

  • Lions Columnist – 2-3 writers needed
  • Red Wings Columnist – 1 writer needed
  • Pistons Columnist – 1 writer needed
  • Tigers Columnist – 2-3 writers needed
  • University of Michigan Sports Columnist – 1 writer needed
  • Michigan State Univerisity Sports Columnist – 1 writer needed


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