The Roar is a sports opinion site where your opinion counts. Contributors to The Roar can enhance their status based on the number of articles they submit, the readership of the articles and comments their articles receive, or comments left on the site.
The levels are as follows:
Roar Rookie = all contributors by default. Start writing articles or leaving comments (when signed in) to progress your level and authority, in which case you’ll be able to do more with your Roar!
Roar Pro = has written a number of articles on The Roar which have been read several thousand times. A Pro has left a number of comments on the site and has growing authority amongst other Roarers. Pros are entitled to leave their Twitter handle on their piece, eg Twitter: @TheRoarSports
Roar Guru = Our highest status for Roarers, a Roar Guru has written a significant number of published articles which have received many thousands of reads and hundreds of comments. A Roar Guru has left hundreds of comments on the site. A Roar Guru may leave their Twitter handle as well as a link to their personal site or blog, where appropriate.
By contributing to the site, you will graduate through the levels to achieve Guru status. You may even be asked to become a Roar Expert.
Roar Expert = Our Expert level, a Roar Expert is a writer who appears in the left-hand column or red column. Our experts are typically professional writers who offer their opinion, analysis and insight into sport. We also invite to be Experts amateur writers who impress the Roar Editors by writing engaging sports opinion which consistently provokes strong conversation.
View all Roar experts.
Q: Why am I not a Pro / Guru yet?
A: We have an algorithm that works out what level our writers should be at based on the frequency they contribute through to the response (comments, views) they receive. If you feel you should be a higher level than you currently are, then please email us and we’ll review accordingly.
Q: How often are the levels updated?
Q: How do I become an Expert?
A: Experts are typically invited by our editors. That said, if you are an experienced journalist or have shown on the site that you can write world-class sports opinion, then please get in touch with our editors.
Q: Can I get more involved in The Roar?
A: Yes! We are growing rapidly and this is unlocking great opportunities for quality editors, live bloggers and sports writers. If you feel you have something to contribute, please check our jobs board or drop us a line directly.
Any other questions? Fire away.