Looking for a place to publish your content? The Nerdy Basement is that place! Enter the Basement and make yourself at home by becoming an official contributor!
The Nerdy Basement is always searching for its next exciting team member. Whether you have previous experience or are new to the world of entertainment journalism, The Nerdy Basement has a spot for you and is open to working and building alongside those who join our team regardless of their experience and skillsets.
While all positions are unpaid (volunteer-based), contributors of The Nerdy Basement will be given access to certain perks like advanced review copies for the biggest comic book publishers like Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Image Comics, Boom! Studios, IDW Publishing, Ahoy Comics, Legendary Comics, and many more.
Press access at conventions and invites to press screenings in New York and Los Angeles will be made available to contributors down the line as their experience and coverage grow. Additionally, new contributors will also have the opportunity to gain early access to films and tv shows from some of the biggest film studios and streaming platforms like Netflix, Prime Video, Disney Plus, HBO Max, Warner Bros., Focus Features, and many more. Interview opportunities are an added plus and are always offered to the site and our contributors. Long story short, as a contributor of The Nerdy Basement you will be given the proper resources to create the content that needs to be created week-to-week, month-to-month.
To be considered, applicants must have some experience with writing. Whether it was writing for a school newspaper or running a personal blog (Youtube, TikTok, Twitter, Instagram bloggers/reporters/critics also considered); The Nerdy Basement is looking for people who are passionate about their work and willing to participate in a rapid, yet collaborative environment. We are flexible with schedules (work, school, parenting flexibility are completely understood) and only want to publish the work you want to write.
The Nerdy Basemenent Contributor Requirements & Expectations:
Must contribute 1-2 articles per week.
Able to take on assigned coverage tasks.
Ability to produce news or feature articles, list articles, opinion pieces, and analytical pieces (you are encouraged to also pitch your own article ideas as well).
Familiarity with press releases.
Experience with WordPress.
Interest in the entertainment journalism field.
Highly knowledgeable in the world of anime, video games, film/tv, comic books, toys, and professional wrestling.
Basic info, including your name, availability, and a valid and active email (email address will be used for contact and press-related information).
Link(s) to previously written work or video essays.
Specify the type of content you want to write and what fields and sub-genres you are most interested in(news, opinion pieces, film/tv reviews, anime, gaming, etc)
Explain why you’re applying to The Nerdy Basement.
If you think you fit the qualifications, e-mail your resume to [email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you and seeing your work.
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