Freelance Blogger

Pieces 'Zine ( goes over the various materials we use in our everyday lives and attempts to show the impact these materials have on our culture. We are looking for contributors to update at least once per week...currently we are looking for 3 contributors.

Reporter/Blogger with a sense of humor

Are you interested in small businesses? Can you make the mundane interesting? Do you have a sense of humor? If so, read further… is a newly launched B2B review site where customers write reviews about their vendors. It's all about information sharing – businesses owners helping other businesses owners by sharing their experiences. We imagine that there are a lot of interesting stories in those experiences and we're looking for a great storyteller (based on facts, of course).

Not only will you write the story, but you'll also have to go find the story. So that means sourcing and reporting on it.

The stories will be published on the UsefulVendor blog, but you should be hip to social media and not shy about spreading your great stories throughout relevant online media outlets.

This can be your forum - you get credit for the pieces you write and can brand the blog around your identity.

If this opportunity sounds too good to be true, then it might be, because it's unpaid (open to discussion on a small stipend). However, advertising revenue sharing opportunity is definitely on the table as your great stories bring more traffic.

Contributing Writer, a leading hip-hop and R&B website, is looking for writers to conduct interviews and write stories for upcoming issues. This is an unpaid opportunity, but is a great way to build up published clips. Looking for people to start immediately.

Candidates should have journalism experience, hip-hop knowledge, and be able to conduct in-person or phone interviews.

Contributors is looking for a talented students with an interest in environmental issues.

Your time commitment could result in several clips.

Candidates not living in the Phoenix or NYC area will telecommute for this opportunity, therefore, the applicant should have reliable Internet and telephone access, be able to work independently and adhere to strict deadlines. reports the latest environmental issues for the news section and publishes weekly feature articles tailored for readers that are new to the green scene.

A trusted source of daily content for mainstream environmental sites,'s politically neutral and consumer-focused content has resulted in coverage in The New York Times, Time magazine, Newsweek, Oprah, Good Morning America and CNN, among others.

The ideal candidate must:

* Have a basic understanding of environmental topics including recycling, proper disposal, cradle-to-cradle and renewable energy.
* Be well-versed in current environmental news topics.
* Be able to coordinate and conduct interviews with secondary sources. This includes researching contact information that would be appropriate for the subject.
* Understand how to translate scientific or government terminology into content designed for a consumer audience.
* Have a thorough understanding of AP Style.
* Produce content with a consistent, neutral tone.


* Communication is of utmost importance. We expect our interns to be available during business hours for last-minute edits or coverage.
* The ideal candidate will complete assigned topics utilizing thorough research and supporting interviews and/or information.
* Must know the difference between hard news writing and feature writing. They must also be able to deliver articles in a tone that is consistent with Earth911's style and voice.
Candidates should send cover letter, resume and two relevant writing samples to:

Videographer/Video Journalist

Internet start-up seeks motivated journalism students or videographers to shoot man-on-the-street interviews in New York City and surrounding areas. This work requires a comfort in approaching and interviewing strangers. Starting pay is $10 per edited interview of 1-3 minutes in length, but we will pay standard industry rates once the company has secured financing. This is appropriate for those seeking to expand their video portfolio or get involved with a new media start-up.


Capital New York ( is a recently-launched website about New York culture, media and politics. Capital was founded by the former editors of the New York Observer.

Contributors have a flexible schedule to report, write and research. Contributors will report on political events, art openings, lectures, readings, rallies, and so on. Contributors are encouraged to pitch short-and-long-term stories.

We have an office in Soho that contributors are welcome to work in.

Undergraduate and graduate contributors are unpaid.

Freelance Writer and Editors, the official website of the 2010 US Open Tennis Championships, is looking for a freelance writer and editors to work at the upcoming tournament in Flushing, N.Y. Applicants must be available to work daily from Aug. 30 through Sept. 12, with flexibility to work either days or nights.


Writer: Looking for deadline-oriented writer with strong knowledge of tennis to write news and feature stories.

Editor: Responsibilities include editing and posting stories and videos, writing headlines and other content on the main homepage and news page of Must have prior web-publishing experience. Both day and night editor positions available.


Are you looking to get your writing published? College Magazine is
seeking new student writers. Writers must currently be seeking a
degree in journalism, English, or communication or have previous
experience in writing for a college-level publication. College
Magazine is DC and Baltimore's only magazine specifically for
students, written completely by students. With articles about
academics, nightlife, sports, entertainment, fashion and every topic
in between on the college experience, it's our goal to provide
students with the ultimate guide as they journey through their college
years. Writers must be self-motivated, creative, detail-oriented and
passionate about researching, interviewing and writing.
Please send resume and writing sample to
or apply online at by clicking on "Contribute."

College Media 101: College Media reaches over 150,000 students
nationwide and is the No. 1 resource for students. We provide a
one-stop shop for the college student's every need from academic
advice and internships to spring break reviews and dorm room shopping.
Written entirely by students, readers experience genuine first-hand
stories. Our content covers real issues specific to the college
lifestyle: from networking with your professor to an inside look on
"sexting." We release College Magazine, a quarterly 32-page glossy to
nine top-tier universities including George Washington University,
University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins and Georgetown. features daily blogs, celebrity interviews (Kim
Kardashian to Tucker Max) and more. Our e-newsletter reaches 5,000
readers and offers giveaways that students want and need: a year
supply of vitaminwater, a $500 shopping spree at Bed, Bath & Beyond, a
Princeton review test-prep course. Watch out—College Media is the new
big man on campus.

Business Blogger

Do you see the world through an economic lens? Are you curious about the financial aspects of various events and occurrences in the news? We are a small niche publication looking to hire a blogger to write, from an economic perspective, on popular African-American related business stories in the news? For example, T.I has partnered with Remy Cognac. Your blog post could be a 350-600 word commentary on the connection between rappers and liquor companies and how urban partnerships help to boost sales of certain brands like Remy Cognac, which statistics may show is more popular with urban consumers. This post would include at least one statistic and one expert quote.

You're essentially summarizing and adding your business insight. Other topics could include, for the sake of examples, the ouster of BP CEO Tony Hayward (was it a wise economic decision) and California's Pot legalization (how will it benefit the U.S economy to legalize marijuana). As a blogger, you're expected to write 3 posts per week (Monday, Tuesday and Thursday) for a total of 3 posts per week. Compensation will be $30 per week.
If you're interested, please submit two writing samples, resume, and 300 word reaction to an African-American related business story in the news.

Freelance Writer

Student Health 101 is looking for freelance student journalists and authors to write features and shorts on health issues that are of concern to college students. Student Health 101 is an online health and wellness publication distributed to about 1 million students at more than 300 colleges and universities nationwide. Topics covered include alcohol and drug abuse, contraception, fitness, nutrition, mental health, money management and more.

We are looking for writers with excellent reporting skills who can work under a deadline. Writers are hired on a freelance basis and paid a fee per article based on length and difficulty of subject matter, varying from $50-$250. Feature stories are 1,250 to 1,500 words; short features are 500 to 600 words; and health briefs are 350 words. If you are interested in being considered for a freelance writing position, please e-mail Be sure to attach a resume and at least two stories or writing samples you have written (published pieces are preferred).