CityBeat Is Hiring a Freelance News Writer and Reporter

Love local news? Want to write about it? CityBeat is looking for qualified investigative and short-form journalists to cover our news beat on a freelance basis.

Jan 4, 2021 at 4:40 pm
click to enlarge Imagine your hands here, writing "News." - Photo: Pexels
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Imagine your hands here, writing "News."

Love local news? Want to write about it? CityBeat is looking for qualified investigative and short-form journalists to cover our news beat on a freelance basis.

Compensation: Pay is per story and based on length and depth of research/interviews.

Schedule: We are looking for someone to produce at least one impactful long-form piece a month, as well as various breaking news content.

Requirements: Applicants must be avid CityBeat readers and familiar with our style and voice, as well as the topics we cover as an alt weekly. Experience in news writing and reporting for a publication(s) is a must. Other buzzwords for desirable applicants: ethical, independent, self-starter, compassionate, curious, loves data research, inspired by sharing local stories, skilled interviewer. Also: good at typey, typey time.

How to apply: Please send a resume, cover letter and three recent clips to [email protected].