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For Whom the Cowbell Tolls is looking for a writer

Join our team and cover the Bulldogs with us!

NCAA Football: Mississippi State at Tennessee Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports

If you’re reading this, we’re assuming you love Mississippi State and the community we’ve built here at For Whom the Cowbell Tolls. Here’s your chance to join our team and cover the Bulldogs with us.

For Whom the Cowbell Tolls is looking to add a writer to the team. Keep reading to find out if this is the perfect opportunity for you.

What does the role entail?

The writer will be responsible for helping cover Mississippi State by writing articles on agreed upon topics and schedules. Recruiting is one area where we would particularly like to expand our coverage. This is a part-time, remote, contract role compensated with a monthly stipend.

What qualifications should you have?

Our best candidates will:

  • Have a passion for Mississippi State sports and will already be familiar with For Whom the Cowbell Tolls’ voice and style.
  • Be able to produce and edit clean copy.
  • Be comfortable working in a remote environment.
  • Previous sportswriting experience is preferred.

How do you apply?

To apply, please submit a cover letter explaining why you want to join the team at For Whom the Cowbell Tolls, a resume detailing any previous writing experience, and a sports-related writing sample via the Vox Media Careers page. Your application will not be considered if you do not submit all three items as specified.

If you have questions about the role or the application process, please contact Jeanna Thomas, SB Nation’s Senior Talent Manager for Team Brands, at

SB Nation and For Whom the Cowbell Tolls are committed to bringing you coverage of the Bulldogs from a diverse array of voices and perspectives. If your qualifications and experience do not perfectly align with everything we’re looking for, but you believe you have the potential to flourish in this role, we encourage you to apply.