TikTok Host and Producer

NOTICE News, a new progressive news startup aimed at bringing news and information to a new generation of global citizens, is hiring a part-time, contract producer and host for TikTok and other social platforms. We’re looking for someone who can write, produce, and host TikTok videos and other vertical platforms. This person should be comfortable with day-of news, from crime to entertainment, but also feel comfortable doing more in-depth analysis—as in-depth as we can get in 45 seconds! This is an amazing opportunity for an early-career journalist to be part of a growing news organization on camera from the ground up. We reach over 500k subscribers on Snapchat and over 130k followers on TikTok—and we’re growing daily!

You are:
- An early career journalist eager to get your feet wet producing and hosting social media content for a start-up news organization.
- A quick learner and a fast writer, able to synthesize information cohesively
- Comfortable hosting short videos on camera
- Able to work two weekdays a week from our Brooklyn, New York office from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (We’re somewhat flexible on the days.)

You will:
- Write, produce, and host 2-3 short videos for TikTok and other vertical video platforms per shift
- Research and pitch stories of interest and importance to our audience
- Work closely with producing staff and leadership to craft our voice and look
- Be ready to dive into every story quickly and completely
- Create the future of journalism

You have:
- Experience creating vertical video content, either for yourself or a brand
- On camera hosting experience
- A Bachelor's degree in journalism or libral arts or nearing graduation
- An active social media following across platforms
- A deep understanding of Instagram, TikTok and Twitter
- A desire to work in a fast-paced, fun yet challenging environment as a ground-floor team member

This is a part-time, freelance position with the opportunity to take on more hours for the right candidate. This is not a remote job, you must be willing to come to our office in Brooklyn at least twice per week. The base pay for this role is $40/hour at 20 hours a week. To apply please send along 3-5 or your best TikToks.

Freelance Contributor

The Blacklight, the NY Amsterdam News’ investigative unit, is looking for experienced freelance journalists.

Currently we are accepting pitches for stories about the impact of COVID-19 as well as gun violence on Black and brown communities, esp. in NYC.

Send story ideas to blacklight@amsterdamnews.com along with a brief introduction as well as your CV/resume and some clips.

In your pitch please answer the following questions:

What is the story about? Who is being impacted? Are there solutions to the challenges that you are writing about?

Has anyone else covered this story? If so, what makes your story different or deeper?

Who are the main subjects/sources that you will be interviewing/profiling? Are they willing to go on the record and be identified?

What do you see as the ideal length for your story and what is your proposed timeline for reporting and submitting a first draft?

Here are our pay rates!

Fact Checks – $250+

500-1000 words

1-2 interviews

1-2 days of research

Medium length Articles – $1 a word

800-1500 words

2-4 interviews

Research 2-5 days

Long form Articles – $2 a word or flat commission fee

1500+words

4+ interviews

5+ days of research

Data Visualizations $250-$500+ per piece

1-3 days of work

May or may not require data cleaning

NYC labor publication looking for freelancers

The Chief, a weekly print publication and website covering New York City and State labor and work issues and topics is seeking freelance contributors. We’re looking for news, features or profiles that in some capacity address and reflect the world of work and labor. Policy stories are OK too, as long as they contain a human element.

Pay starts at $150 per piece.

Contributor/Freelancer

GreatSchools.org provide our 750,000 subscribers with a healthy dose of service journalism, providing K-12 parents the information they need to clearly understand school, teaching, and curriculum issues, as well as articles focusing on how parents and schools can support students' personal growth and psychological well-being. These are not opinion pieces. The points of view in our articles are backed up by education research and interviews with experts or school leaders, and they include actionable measures that parents can take.

Here are some examples of what we do:

--After the Uvalde school shooting:
https://www.greatschools.org/gk/articles/stopping-school-violence-the-latest-trends
--The value of black classroom teachers:
https://www.greatschools.org/gk/articles/how-more-black-teachers-could-improve-your-childs-education/
--How schools can do better with giving grades:

What parents should know about equitable grading in high school


--New approaches to vocational education:
https://www.greatschools.org/gk/articles/high-school-pathway-programs-getting-students-on-the-right-track/?utm_source=thsmicrosite&utm_medium=textlink&utm_campaign=ths

Remote Writer

Bartylla Paralegal Services LLC is seeking a remote writer to aid in the preparation of visa submissions for the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.

The vast majority of drafting time will be spent developing arguments to allow individuals from a wide range of fields to work in the United States, including artists, scientists, and entrepreneurs.

Prior experience in immigration legal writing is not necessary. However, candidates must display an aptitude for critical thinking, argumentative writing, and the ability to alter tone for varied audiences. Strong attention to detail and ability to hit hard deadlines consistently are base requirements.

Compensation will be provided on a case-by-case basis according to specific visa type requirements and will be openly discussed during the interview process.

 

Freelance crypto writers and editors

Investopedia is looking for freelance crypto writers and editors who are passionate about the blockchain and crypto ecosystem. The writer should be excited by topics such as: How to buy virtual land on metaverse or why Bitcoin should be included in a 401(k).

Come join America’s largest digital and print publisher if you feel you're the one. Apply here: https://bit.ly/3MNGSkB

Writer

Research, interview, and write for Outset, a Financial Wellness editorialized "all things money" platform offering content at the intersection of lifestyle, emotions, and money.

Research Assistant

The Financial Services Volunteer Corps (FSVC) is looking for a highly motivated individual to assist in conducting research for a book that will describe the organization’s work over the past 32 years. Founded at U.S. Presidential initiative in 1990, FSVC’s mission is to deliver cutting-edge technical assistance to strengthen financial sectors in developing countries and thereby improve the lives of people in the countries where we work. We deliver this assistance mostly by recruiting senior-level financial experts to serve as volunteers on short-term missions.

The pay is $25/hour.

What You'll Do:
Among other tasks, you will be responsible for researching key financial and political events that took place since the 1990s, including global financial crises and events in specific countries where FSVC has operated. Other tasks include organizing historical paper archives to facilitate research, reviewing and editing drafts of book chapters, preparing footnotes and references, and preparing interview questions. For this project, you will work closely with FSVC’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and other FSVC staff, as needed.

Freelance Journalist / Research Resource

Role

• Research-intensive freelance work
• Potential to be recurring / long-term and possibly lead to full time employment at East Rock
• Compensation at upper end of standard range

Project

• An in-depth, recurring report on the formation of new investment firms (hedge fund, private equity & real estate) to be published by East Rock
• Research will focus on founders and the formation process, including:
 Where did founders work previously
 How did founders prove themselves
 Details of formation process (size of team, number of initial investors, amount of capital, etc.)
• Sources will include industry publications, internal East Rock data, interviews, etc.
• The report will be a narrative on breeding grounds of investment talent and patterns among successful younger firms

Required Background

• Training in journalism or similar investigative research
• Familiarity with investment sector

Freelance writer

Interested in writing about conservation for a national magazine focused on land trusts? We offer assignment-based work to write feature stories (1,800 words) or columns (1,000-1,500 words) for Saving Land magazine, a 40-page, full-color quarterly magazine that goes to approximately 4,000 members and supporters of the Land Trust Alliance. Topics range from conservation and stewardship to fundraising and policy to operations and board management, and everything in between. We pay $1 per word.

See the most recent issue here: https://www.landtrustalliance.org/about/saving-land-magazine