Freelance Opportunities for Freelancers Like Me - Jan 28

Freelance Opportunities for Freelancers Like Me - Jan 28

Hannah Orenstein @hannahorens: For @bustle, I'm seeking personal essays and reported features about living with recurring MS. Pitch me at Rates begin at $500. Thank you! [deadline: Ideally this week.] 


Chris Hatler (he/him) @chris_hatler: Attention features writers! I'm on the hunt for long-form @MensJournal stories. Think inspiring as-told-to adventures, pricey whiskey or luxury watch true crime capers, in-depth reported health stories, or compelling narratives that our audience will wanna read. I'm looking for fleshed-out stories, not vague ideas. That means a narrative with compelling characters who experience tension or conflict, that in the end reveal something surprising or impactful to our readers. For inspiration:… Rates are dependent on writer experience and scope of the project. If the story can't be summed up in a strong hed/dek, it's probably not for us. Send an email to with PITCH: [Your headline here] in the subject line. Due to the overwhelming amount of emails I receive, I unfortunately won't be able to consider every pitch I get. But I will try my very best to at least respond. [via DMs: features rate can range from $1000 to $2000 depending on writer experience and scope of the project] 


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okayafrica: OkayAfrica is looking for regional correspondents.  Are you a freelance journalist in one of these regions who can contribute news stories and culture features on weekly basis? 

North Africa
Southern Africa
West Africa
East Africa
Central Africa
This job is for you if:
- you’re excited about sharing the stories you see happening around you
- you love music and are plugged into the latest artists/songs from your region
- you’d be be able to come up with pitches and be assigned weekly stories to cover within your region
- you have a background in journalism
- you’re able to work swiftly and can contribute 2-3 stories a week, for which you’ll be paid a monthly retainer
If this sounds like you, please send your resume/CV with 3 of your best published writing pieces to:


New India Abroad @NewIndiaAbroad: Job Opportunity: Freelance Journalist - Boston Events Coverage. New India Abroad is seeking a Boston-based freelance journalist to cover two significant events in the upcoming months. This is a paid position with a focus on the Harvard India Conference in February 17-18  and the USA India Healthcare and Pharma Summit in April 24.
*Attend and report on the key happenings, discussions, and insights from both events.
*Conduct interviews with relevant speakers, attendees, and organizers.
*Provide in-depth coverage of topics related to the themes of the conferences.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their resumes to Please include the subject line "Freelance Journalist Application - Boston Events Coverage." 

Isabelle Fraser @izzyfraser: I'm now money features editor @telegraph and am keen for freelance pitches on anything to do with $$$ Get in touch! Looking for reported features, great case studies, robust research and fresh ways in to anything to do with money and property 


Micah Cohen @micahcohen: Haven't tweeted in a bit, but I just started as Politics Editor @AppleNews, and we're looking for a politics contractor to help us cover the 2024 election. DM me if interested. Full posting, with pay, below: [text in image: Apple News provides millions of users with trusted news from leading news organizations around the globe. Editors at Apple News highlight the best and most engaging content on our platform for our large national audience. In this role, you will be responsible for covering news about the 2024 election. You will curate content, write headlines and push notifications, and communicate directly with our publisher partners. This is a contractor position for $60/hour. Preferred location is New York.
Key qualifications:
You have experience covering U.S. politics and elections for a national media outlet.
You have strong, nonpartisan editorial judgement and excellent headline-writing skills.
You know how to cover breaking news and write clear, engaging push notifications.
You are a team player and incorporate feedback seamlessly into your work.
Cover politics news and all events related to the 2024 election, with flexibility to work nights and weekends as needed.
Select articles for daily featuring across the app and off-platform with an emphasis on quality, accuracy, and engagement.
Write sharp copy with the Apple News audience in mind. Work with our copy editors to ensure your work meets all aspects of our house style.
Surface bugs and other performance issues.
Bachelor's or Master's degree preferred.] 


Stephanie Pitera Statile @stephpitera: I'm also accepting general lifestyle/entertainment pitches for @BusinessInsider in my DMs! No deadline! It depends on the story/word count, but rates are generally between $200-$250 [see thread for article examples] 

Nic Juarez @imnicjuarez: my heart goes out to everyone affected by the @latimes layoffs. you all deserve so much better. if you're interested in pitching vulture pls check out our pitch guide and if you need any help pls DM me. TV recaps are between $150-$300 per recap depending on the length of episodes and release schedule (weekly vs. full-season drop). [Nic edits TV recaps.] 

Fíona Clair @fi_clair: hello! looking for greece-based freelancers (or writers planning a trip to greece) for some future story ideas!

DM me if this sounds like you! (deadline 2/10)

Rates start at $230 

Lena Felton @lenakfelton: Freelancers: @POPSUGAR wants to work with you. My team is looking for well-reported, fun, poignant features and essay ideas that span wellness, identity issues, and more. Pitch us at Rates typically start at $200 for essays, $300 for reported pieces.


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