24 February 2022 Public Edition

Hello everyone! You might want to polish up your cv this week, there are so many job offers in the members Edition of the newsletter! As usual, there are lots of pitches to be made, and even some competitions to get your creative juices flowing. Have fun with it this week as you make that paper!

Let's hop right in!

1. https://mobile.twitter.com/sarahlphillips/status/1493514500330471425

https://www.newscientist.com/freelancers/

New Scientist is a weekly science and technology magazine. Their comment page editor is seeking ideas for opinion pieces from science writers/scientists/academics. According to payment reports, they pay 50p per word. If interested, email [email protected]. To read their editor’s Tweet, click here. To read their guide for freelancers, click here.

2. https://mobile.twitter.com/econhardship/status/1494778697680756737

https://economichardship.org/submissions/

Economic Hardship Reporting Project (EHRP) is a nonprofit organization that produces compelling journalism about income inequality and poverty in America. They are seeking story pitches from freelance housing reporters. Some topics that they especially want to examine are: the eviction crisis, foreclosure, and tenant protections. They pay about $1 per word. For details, refer to their Twitter thread and submissions page

3. https://mobile.twitter.com/HangleyJr/status/1494038940931833856

https://www.rd.com/submit-joke/

Reader’s Digest is a general interest family magazine. They are looking for funny stories. They pay $100 for true funny stories (200 words max) published in their print edition. Work, military especially welcome. They pay $25 for jokes, gags, or funny quotes. For details, refer to this Tweet and this page.

4. https://mobile.twitter.com/sarahgleim/status/1491176442297991169

https://www.howstuffworks.com/writing-for-hsw.htm

HowStuffWorks is an infotainment website. They are seeking “a few good freelance writers to explain the world around us, pitch stories and break them down simply for all of us wading thru the headlines.” To learn more, refer to their editor’s Tweet and this page. According to a previous Tweet (which has now been deleted) by this editor, they pay $85 to $200 per piece.

5. https://mobile.twitter.com/BuchElisabeth/status/1493267805151678470

https://www.usatoday.com/

USA Today is a news and information media company. Their personal finance and markets reporter is looking for pitches. According to payment reports, they pay $0.50 to $1.00 per word. If interested, send your pitches to [email protected]. To read their reporter’s Twitter thread, click here. To visit their website, click here.

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http://writemymoney.finance.blog/2021/11/05/what-freelancers-need-to-know-to-get-paid-by-online-magazines-and-blogs/

http://writemymoney.finance.blog/2021/11/23/17-important-things-you-need-to-know-about-getting-published-in-paying-online-blogs-magazines-and-other-places/

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