Second City Hockey is looking for writers

Join our team and cover the Blackhawks with us!

If you’re reading this, we’re assuming that you’re just as excited to see the Blackhawks hit the ice as we are. Here’s your opportunity to join our team and help us cover the Blackhawks this season and beyond.

Second City Hockey is hiring writers. Keep reading to find out if this is the perfect opportunity for you.

What do the roles entail?

The writers will be responsible for writing posts about the Blackhawks on agreed-upon topics and schedules. We have openings for two writers. We’re looking for writers with experience covering an NHL team and podcasting experience, who will be able to help us with breaking news coverage, injury and roster updates, and other appropriate coverage of the Blackhawks, both in writing and as a member of our SCH Podcast team. These are part-time, remote, contract roles compensated with a monthly stipend.

What qualifications should you have?

Our best candidates will:

  • Have a passion for the Blackhawks and will already be familiar with Second City Hockey.
  • Be able to produce and edit clean copy.
  • Be comfortable working in a remote environment.
  • At least three years of previous hockey writing experience is preferred.
  • Previous podcasting experience is preferred. /

How do you apply?

To apply, please submit a resume detailing any previous writing and/or podcasting experience, a cover letter explaining why you want to join our team at Second City Hockey, and a hockey-related writing sample. You must submit all three items as specified via our Vox Media Careers page to be considered for these roles.

If you have questions about these roles or the application process, reach out to SB Nation’s Senior Talent Manager for Team Brands, Jeanna Thomas, at

SB Nation and Second City Hockey are committed to bringing you coverage of the Blackhawks from a diverse array of voices and perspectives. If your background and experience do not perfectly align with everything we’re looking for, but you believe you have the ability to thrive in this role, we encourage you to apply.