Help Wanted: Looking for up-and-coming writer

Help Wanted: Looking for up-and-coming writer


February 12, 2017





I started this blog in 2008, and for the vast majority of that time, I have been the sole contributor. I had help from a friendly chap named Andrew for a while, and he did a great job, but life caught up to him. I must admit that while I’m extremely passionate about the game of football – and Michigan in particular – it’s a struggle at times to write content for 14+ posts per week.

So I’m once again opening things up to passionate fans or young up-and-comers who want to add to their writing portfolios. Touch the Banner gets over 300,000 page views per month and has been mentioned on USAToday.com and Washingtonpost.com, not to mention contracted by Lindy’s national college football preview magazine. I don’t run a media giant, but it holds its own in the Michigan blogosphere.

Here’s a sample of the types of pieces I would like a new writer to work on:

  • Recruiting interviews
  • Where are they now? interviews
  • Summaries of the careers of former Wolverines (NFL, college transfers)
  • Other relevant ideas you might have

So if you’re a young guy wanting to start a writing or journalism career, or if you’re just a passionate fan looking for a hobby, consider sending me an e-mail at touchthebanner@gmail.com. I’m looking for 1-2 posts per week (to start) from someone with the professional sense to use grammar and spelling properly. A good sense of humor is a plus, but being humorless is okay, too.

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3 comments

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    Lanknows
    Feb 10, 2017 at 1:15 PM

    Just publish my many many MANY comments. They are all brilliant and filled with insight. 😉

    Good luck!

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    boliver46
    Feb 10, 2017 at 4:09 PM
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      Joined: 7/13/2015
      Feb 11, 2017 at 9:07 AM

      The PR department says I should say this:

      I apologize if anyone was offended.

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