Freelance Jobs

Journalist (Interviewer)

Company: ResultStory
Location: Remote
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Description: Do you love reporting on heartwarming stories of people who triumph over adversity?

If you do, then we might have the perfect role for you at our rapidly-growing startup, ResultStory.

We’re currently looking for a new hire who’s as passionate about storytelling, research, and personal development as we are.

Maybe you’re tired of covering stories that you don’t find particularly interesting.

Or the stiff competition with inconsistent pay frustrates you.

Perhaps you simply want a change of pace from your current position.

If any of the above sounds like you, then you could be the perfect fit for our newest position.

It’s a unique role for any reporter/journalist who’s motivated to help people share their inspiring stories with the world.

For more information and to apply check out our job advert at

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Health Reporter – remote

Company: UPI
Compensation: $2,500/month

Description: United Press International is seeking an experienced freelance health writer to cover breaking news and produce original reporting on new research and trends. The ideal candidate has at least two years of writing experience on a daily deadline, including some aspect of health coverage, with excellent web research skills and solid news judgment. This is news-oriented coverage, not lifestyle content. Must be able to juggle multiple assignments and meet urgent deadlines. The work is available weekdays and can be done remotely.

Job Type: Contract

Pay: $2,500.00 per month

Schedule: 8 hour shift

Experience: Journalism: 2 years (Required)

Work Location: Remote

Apply on Indeed

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Freelance Reporter – MENA region

Company: Defense News
Location: MENA region

Description: Defense News is seeking a freelance journalist based in the Middle East and North Africa region. We’re looking for someone with experience writing and reporting on the defense industry, regional military affairs, government defense agencies and technological advancements meant to support the warfighter. Our editors value accuracy, clarity and a good story. The freelancer would pitch story and interview ideas to editors, who would review them for a potential article. There are also opportunities to work with our video team.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email Defense News’ managing editor, Chris Martin, at Include information about your professional background, the location from where you generally report and at least five examples of relevant writing published with a professional news organization.

Defense News is part of Sightline Media Group, the leading news organization covering military, defense, C4ISR and cyber defense. Our independent, award-winning journalism offers coverage from around the globe, from Sightline headquarters in the Washington, D.C., area to bureaus and correspondents in the U.S. and around the world. Other brands include Military Times, Army Times, Air Force Times, C4ISRNET, Federal Times, Marine Corps Times and Navy Times.

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Financial News Reporter – remote

Company: The Balance
Location: remote

Description: As a financial news reporter, you will help consumers make sense of the latest developments in the world of personal finance, explaining not just what’s happening but how it affects their lives. You should have a solid background in one or more of the following coverage areas: the economy, public policy, regulation, credit cards, mortgages, taxes, investing, retirement, insurance and financial planning. This is a contract role with potential for extension and can be considered for part-time or full-time.

Every day, hundreds of thousands of people rely on The Balance to make financial decisions. They are consumers, savers, entrepreneurs, investors, students, retirees, and professionals—anyone looking to improve their financial livelihood. You will help ensure we publish the most informative, accurate, and transparent information about financial products, legislation, regulatory changes, economic indicators, and trends in the financial markets, reinforcing The Balance brand as a pillar of service journalism.

The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of personal finance topics, and a strong editorial background, preferably in news.

To read more and apply, click here.

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Company: The Arkin Group LLC
Compensation: flat fee by project

Description: We frequently work with freelance journalists to conduct due diligence interviews focused on executives and companies in industries such as finance, technology, real estate, manufacturing and sports among many others. We are looking for resourceful people with an investigative journalism background that have experience interviewing people in the C-suite in various industries. If you are interested, please send an email introducing yourself to

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City Council/Politics Reporter

Company: South King Media
Location: Seattle, WA area
Compensation: DOE/TBD
Apply by: Open

Description: South King Media is a network of seven “hyperlocal” news/events websites for an area south of Seattle, WA, including Burien, Kent, Des Moines, SeaTac, Normandy Park, White Center and Tukwila.

We are seeking a Reporter to help us cover city council meetings that are streamed online 2-3 tines per month for Burien, Des Moines and other cities.

Please email a cover letter and resume/credits/links to Scott Schaefer:


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Consulting Editor

Company: Kouvenda Media
Location: Remote
Compensation: Compensation to be discussed during interview
Apply by: Email

Description: Kouvenda Media is looking for a consulting editor to work with Obscured’s lead reporter May-November. The ideal editor has expertise in accountability/investigative projects, reporting on law enforcement and/or health and longform journalism (preferably podcasting). Editors with a strong interest in this project are encouraged to send a query even if their background isn’t a perfect fit. 

The project will run May through November/December. The consulting editor will check-in with the reporter via Zoom or phone biweekly, with some email communication in between, and expect to spend about an hour per week during May and November. Check-ins could be biweekly at points during July – October, when time commitment likely would be more like 2-4 hours/week.

We plan to interview prospective editors during April to start in May and work with us through November/December.

Interested editors can email Emily Previti:

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Senior News Editor

Company: CapRadio
Location: Sacramento, CA
Compensation: $85,000
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Description: Department: Content/News
Status: Full-time, Exempt
End Date: Open Until Filled


CapRadio is hiring a new Senior Editor of News, and we’re looking for candidates who are:

  • Strategic thinkers and organized managers. We want an editor who believes in front-end editing, communicates gently but effectively and a track record of executing high-impact journalism projects.
  • Mindful collaborators. The Senior Editor should meet their colleagues with humanity and have experience supporting a talented team of reporters.
  • Smart audio journalists. Are you passionate about broadcast radio and podcasts, but also someone who puts all news platforms on equal footing? Then you’ll work well with our journalists.
  • Thinking about news via an equity lens. It’s not enough to throw “sunshine” on issues. We want an editor with instincts to investigate — and dismantle — systemic inequities across class, race, gender identity, geography and age.
  • Excited about Sacramento. We’re an ambitious, inclusive, growing public-media organization that’s building a new headquarters and events center in the heart of California’s capital. We need an editor who will embrace our bold future and put this community first.

Our hiring committee is focusing on candidates with previous editor and team-management experience. We’d prefer someone with an audio background, but if your experience is from prints, digital or a different platform, don’t let that deter you from inquiring or applying. We can support the right candidate’s transition to our multiplatform newsroom.

The majority of the Senior Editor’s time will be spent on enterprise journalism: features, investigations, community-powered reporting, and participatory-journalism projects — maybe even a podcast. But there will be a focus on daily news, especially during breaking news moments.

Importantly, we need an editor whose instincts are to ask questions such as: Who is not included in this story but should be? Am I overlooking equity issues? What audiences need this information and how can we best serve them?

We want to deliver for audiences who have historically been ignored by news organizations and public media. We also encourage BIPOC journalists to apply for this position; you will be supported at CapRadio.

CapRadio’s journalism reaches millions of Californians, including via our statewide network of more than five dozen public-media frequencies and websites. Sometimes our work also appears on NPR or Recently, we’ve won statewide and national awards for breaking news, podcasts, digital journalism and more.
In conclusion: This is a unique opportunity to join an expanding media company and a demanding but reflective, empathetic news team. You’ll be a leader on top projects and a trustworthy voice among co-workers who value inclusivity and collaboration.

We’re focused on building a diverse and inclusive organization and it takes all kinds of people so if you’re excited about this role but don’t meet all of the qualifications listed below, we encourage you to apply.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assigns and edits stories for daily news
  • Plans, develops and edits feature-length stories and high-impact projects in a timely manner
  • Collaborates with Managing Editor, News on big picture and anchor projects
  • Delivers daily and feature stories, including two-way interviews, digital content and appearances on CapRadio and NPR “talk” programs as needed
  • Ensures that all products meet required and accepted format and content standards
  • Supervises a team of reporters
  • Collaborates and communicates with NPR and other national outlets as needed
  • Leads effective newsroom meetings on a regular basis


  • College degree, preferably in journalism, or equivalent experience
  • Several years of newsroom experience, preferably as an editor (radio/audio experience a plus)
  • Strong management skills
  • A passion for public radio news and programming
  • High-level news judgment


Remote work is temporarily available. During the pandemic this position is hybrid-onsite, with occasional onsite days. Training is offered remotely, and meetings are conducted via video calls.

After the pandemic, this position requires you to work on-site from our Sacramento office, with the possibility of working from home up to 35% of the time per week.

Salary and Benefits

The hourly compensation for this role is $85,000 per year. CapRadio also offers:

  • Competitive medical, dental, vision, chiropractic, and acupuncture insurance
  • Retirement plan with employer matching
  • Paid holidays
  • Flexible Vacation
  • Two weeks of flexible, accruable paid time-off
  • Paid sick leave
  • Long-term disability and group life insurance
  • Flexible spending plan for health and dependent care

So, you’re going to apply? Excellent! Please provide us:

in fewer than 300 words, tell us why you are interested in the position.
a one-page resumé
provide us web link to two of your best examples of reported work

You can address your letter to the hiring manager for this position, Nick Miller (he/him), Managing Editor of News & Information. If you have any inquiries or trouble submitting your application materials to the link, please contact us at

Attn: Human Resources
7055 Folsom Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95826

Capital Public Radio is an equal opportunity employer.


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