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Roker Report Recruitment: We are looking for new writers to join our fantastic team

Roker Report are looking to bring on board passionate, creative Sunderland supporters that would like to join our already established team of writers.

We want you!

It’s been a while since we had a round of recruitment here at Roker Report, and in recent months we’ve had dozens of requests from our Sunderland supporting readers who are keen to get involved with the site and the Podcast we produce.

So, with that in mind, I’d like to offer our readers the opportunity to apply to write for the site, get involved with our weekly Roker Rapport Podcast, our match coverage, news team - and, if we find the right person, we’d even like to find a Sunderland vlogger.

If you’d like to get involved, please email us at with a brief introduction to who you are, how long you’ve supported the club for, your writing background (experience is preferred but not essential) and, most importantly, an example of your written work that relates in some way to Sunderland.

Writing for Roker Report is great fun. It affords normal fans like you and I the opportunity to express our opinions on the club on a platform that reaches an average of 500,000 readers every single month, and on a Podcast that attracts around 4000 downloads every week.

Having your work read by thousands of people every day looks great as part of your portfolio for your studies, or for those of us who aren’t still in education it’s a chance to have our voices heard and, above all else, it’s a pretty fun hobby to have.

Age is irrelevant - our current team of writers are made up of people ranging between their teens and their sixties. All that is important is that you have a genuine enthusiasm for writing regularly and a passion for all things Sunderland AFC.

Please be aware that writing for this site is a labour of love and is purely voluntary - this isn’t a full or part time job, but an occasional hobby for talented and creative individuals.

So if you’d like to get involved, just fire us an email with all the relevant details and we’ll get back in touch with you once applications close this coming Friday, the 1st of December at 4pm GMT.

Good luck!

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