How To Become a Sports Writer

Do want to become a sports writer?

Miguel Delaney is a football writer for ESPN, the Independent on Sunday, the Irish Examiner, and Blizzard.

In this interview, he explains how you can become a sports writer or journalist, and he also describes what life in like in this busy profession.

Q. How can someone become a sports writer or journalist?

I can only explain my own circumstances, but it’s far from the only route.

I did a degree in journalism and then, while studying for a masters, managed to get subbing shifts in a paper.

From there, I kind of hung around, hassled the editors to write more. Ultimately, you’ve got to put yourself forward!

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