Freelance Jobs

Environmental/Climate Justice Reporting

LocationSan Antonio, Texas
Apply byRolling deadlines
MessageDeceleration welcomes submissions from freelance journalists, writers, and media producers whose interests fall within the scope of our mission.
-Introduce yourself via this Google form or email your proposal to  
Freelance Jobs

News Anchor

Job Title:News Anchor
Company:North State Public Radio
Compensation$24.52-$28.36 per hour


Each day, in partnership with CapRadio, NSPR enriches and informs the communities they serve by providing high-quality news, information, and cultural programming in Northern California.

As a Morning Edition Anchor, you will help listeners wake up each morning, guiding them to start their day informed. Typical tasks include hosting the weekday morning news shift, operating the studio board while anchoring, and producing news content.

We’re looking for someone who has a passion for working on the air and can cultivate enjoyment, understanding and relatability in the news daily. If this sounds like you, then you should apply to be NSPR’s Morning Edition Anchor!

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: 

  • Operate the board during the morning drive shift
  • Write, edit and deliver newscasts and weather forecasts.
  • Research, conduct, record and edit interviews with newsmakers and journalists.
  • Produce daily news content for local radio, on-demand daily news roundup, digital and all platforms.
  • Deliver news and anchor special coverage as needed
  • Work with the content team to develop regular segments and special projects, including election coverage and occasional multi-part series 
  • Monitor emergency alerts and deliver information as needed.
  • Deliver the news and anchor coverage on on-demand broadcast products
  • Participate in on-air fundraising and other fundraising activities


  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or in a related field, or minimum 3 years of equivalent work experience
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, and good news judgment.
  • Audio editing and production skills in Adobe Audition or another similar program
  • Strong team player able to collaborate effectively with diverse groups across race, gender, class, age, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and multi-task in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Position is based in Chico, but travel may be require
  • Position requires early morning start time (may start as early as 4 am if required)
  • California driver’s license and evidence of insurability


This role is deemed essential and requires an on-site presence. You must be able to commute to our Chico, CA office.

We have a mandatory vaccination policy for Covid-19. Reasonable accommodation is available for those with a medical condition, disability, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.


The compensation for this role is
$24.52-$28.36 per hour

We also offer:

  • Competitive medical, dental, vision, chiropractic, and acupuncture insurance
  • Retirement plan with employer matching  
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Leave


Please upload your resume, cover letter, and links to three works samples. Two work samples should include a radio story you have voiced or a newscast you have anchored. The third sample may be a written story.

If you have prior radio experience, your audio samples should include links or .mp3s of published radio stories or of anchoring news segments from your previous job(s). If you don’t have radio experience, make a recording as you imagine yourself on the air reading a news segment. Record two to three mock news segments (under one minute) on your phone or on a digital device and include the audio file with your materials. You can read part of the rundown from our news podcast “Headlines” for this exercise. Samples should be :30 – 1:00 min.

You can address your letter to the hiring manager for this position, Adia White, Senior News Editor. 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.

Freelance Jobs

Freelance Writer

Company:CEO Update
DescriptionCEO Update is the source for news about association and the people who run them. Our subscribers are the CEOs and senior executives at trade groups and professional societies in every possible sector. There really are multiple associations for everything!

This is a very sophisticated audience looking for thoroughly researched and well-written articles. Topics include advocacy, events, revenue-generation, education, the workplace and DEI. Stories are typically 500 to 1,000 words. Occasional longer pieces may be 1,500 words plus a short sidebar or two. Most of the people we interview are association executives, but we also talk to consultants and other experts.

I’m looking to expand our roster of experienced freelance writers. Please send Editorial Director Lori Sharn three to five clips showcasing your ability to interview people and to write on a variety of topics at different lengths.
Freelance Jobs

Part-time Data Journalist

Company:Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk
Apply by1/9/23

The Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk, an environmental news collaborative, seeks a part-time data journalist to support its reporting. The Desk, run by the University of Missouri School of Journalism, was launched in 2021 to fill a need for connected, strategic, in-depth reporting and communication about water, agriculture, climate and environmental issues inside the Mississippi River basin. Through a partnership with Report for America, the Desk has 10 full-time reporters and five expert journalist advisors at partner newsrooms from the headwaters to the delta. These journalists and their editors collaborate remotely with the Desk to create local and regional multimedia stories that are distributed to local newsrooms nationwide for free.

The PT Data Journalist will work closely with the Editorial Director to support these reporters on local and regional stories as assigned. This is a project-based position and hours are flexible, but could range from 0-10 in a week, with an expected average of 5 hours per week. Projects could include, for example, mining an EPA database to create a dataset of the biggest polluters in the 10 mainstem Mississippi basin states, assisting a reporter with cleaning up state agency data on drinking water testing, or helping to create an interactive map representing federal disaster declarations in Kentucky. The Data Journalist will also be encouraged to pitch their own collaborative data-driven story ideas. 

This position is fully remote and no travel is required. Projects usually have several weeks or months of lead time, so scheduling will be flexible. This is not a daily news reporting position. This position will prioritize data analysis, with opportunities for data visualization as time and the journalist’s skills allow. The Desk is grant-funded through 2024 with the possibility of extension. 

This is a part-time position with no benefits, administered by the University of Missouri. 

Desired qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience working with datasets and using tools such as
  • spreadsheets, database managers or programming languages
  • Ability to identify, evaluate, acquire, clean and analyze data using
  • a range of tools to find stories, trends and patterns in collaboration with
  • other journalists
  • Ability to work collegially and flexibly with others with limited
  • supervision 
  • A Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and
  • experience, and at least 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge
  • and skills can be acquired, is necessary

Preferred, but not required:

  • Ability to present data in meaningful and engaging ways to colleagues
  • and readers, including experience with creating graphics, maps, etc. for use in
  • stories
  • Experience with advanced tools like Python and
  • R programming languages
  • Spatial analysis with programming languages or
  • QGIS
  • Willingness to share skills or help train
  • others in data journalism

Click here to apply. Please note, this form requires a Google sign-in – if this is an issue, or with any other questions, please email We will begin reviewing applications on 1/9/23, with Zoom interviews to follow in mid-January. We anticipate the Data Journalist will start work in February. Thanks!


Diversity commitment: The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence. 

Equal Employment Opportunity: Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256. 

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278. EEO IS THELAW. 

Freelance Jobs

International Flower Industry Correspondent

Company:The Bloom Show
LocationColombia, Ecuador, Holland, Europe, Costa Rica, U.S.
CompensationTo be determined
Apply byInterview and Send Resume
DescriptionThe Bloom Show is the flower industry’s leading business Youtube channel. The purpose of the show is to help the flower industry to Innovate, Connect and Bloom through collaboration and community.  We bring the international floral industry the latest news and business perspectives. 

We are looking for correspondents in Ecuador, Colombia, Costa Rica, Holland, California, Europe and the U.S. 

The project will consist of:
– Reporting live on location
– Focused on the flower industry
– Help curate questions and topics
– Go live for breaking news.        
Freelance Jobs

Freelance Reporter

Job Title:Freelance reporter
Company:Gig Harbor Now
LocationGig Harbor, Wash.
Apply byOngoing
Gig Harbor Now is a nonprofit, community-supported, hyperlocal digital publication covering the city of Gig Harbor, Wash., and its surrounding area. We operate under the direction of a full-time editor, with experienced freelance reporters contributing the bulk of the content.   We are looking to expand our roster of freelancers with journalists who have solid backgrounds in community news. Familiarity with the Gig Harbor area in Western Washington is a must. We accept story pitches, or we can provide ideas and story leads. Compensation is on a per-article basis and varies depending on the complexity of the story.
Freelance Jobs

US Special Correspondent Arab News

Company: Arab News Newspaper

Location: Saudi Arabia, Dubai, London, Paris, Tokyo, Pakistan, US

Compensation: $350-$450 news coverage – feature stories

Apply by: emailing Ray Hanania


Freelancers to cover Arab/Muslim American news, events features (US only)

I work as the US Special Correspondent for the English-language Arab News newspaper which has daily print editions in Saudi Arabia(in English), UAE (in English), Paris (in French), Tokyo (in Japanese), London and Pakistan (in Urdu).

I am looking to contract freelance writers to cover specific story assignments across the United States that focus on Arab American, Muslim American news, features. all submissions must be original reporting backed up by audio tape.

($350-$400 for news up to 900 words) and $450 for features 1,000 words) with photos when possible.

We are looking to cover Arab American and Middle East related events in the United States, from tragic news stories like the shootings of Muslims in New Mexico, and the attack on Salman Rushdie in Western New York, to community level events in California, Texas, Florida, Michigan, Washington DC, New York, New Jersey.

If you are interested, please submit your resume to me at 


The stories would be in English and would be published online ( as well as in print.


Freelance Jobs

Assistant Professor of Global Media Studies

Company:University of Oregon
LocationEugene, Oregon
Apply byNovember 1, 2022

Job no: 529448
Work type: Faculty – Tenure Track
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Journalism/Communication

Department: Journalism
Rank: Assistant Professor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Application Deadline

November 1, 2022; open until filled

Required Application Materials

Please include in your application:

  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Contact information for three professional references
  • Three personal statements:
    • Research accomplishments and future plans
    • Teaching experience and approach
    • Personal contributions to foster an environment of equity and inclusion for faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds. The School of Journalism and Communication is dedicated to building a diverse community that is committed to teaching and working in an inclusive environment. Please address the following in your statement:
      • Your understanding of inequities in academia faced by historically under-represented or disadvantaged groups,
      • Evidence of successful mentoring, teaching, or outreach aimed to reduce barriers for under-represented r disadvantaged groups, and
      • Specific plans for how you could contribute to our department’s goal to create a diverse and inclusive community through current campus programs or new activities, or through national or off-campus organizations.

Position Announcement

The School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC) at the University of Oregon is seeking a tenure track Assistant Professor of Global Media Studies with a focus on one or more regions of the Global South, which may include Latin America, Africa, or South Asia. This faculty member would serve a demonstrated interest in global and non-western media systems and processes among undergraduate and graduate students within the SOJC and across campus.

Research areas of the candidate include (but are not limited to) political economy of media/communication, transnational indigenous media, media infrastructures, media and gender, technology and social movements, South to North and South to South media flows, history of international communication, international media law, or indigenous and/or community alternative media in the Global South.

Because global media are central to our undergraduate curriculum, the candidate would teach one of the school’s core courses, J396 International Communication as well as a range of range of specialized 400-level courses that would satisfy core context and major degree requirements in media studies, advertising, journalism, and public relations.

The candidate would have the opportunity to teach graduate level courses and advise doctoral students. Furthermore, the candidate would have the opportunity to establish relationships with the Division of Global Engagement, the newly established School of Global Studies and Languages, and the work of many other centers and units campus-wide.

Department or Program Summary

The School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC) is an accredited research and professional school serving approximately 2,300 undergraduates and 170 graduate students on the University of Oregon campuses in Eugene and Portland. Undergraduate BA and BS degrees are offered in advertising, journalism, media studies, and public relations, as well as a variety of minors and tracks. Graduate programs include professional master’s in brand responsibility, journalism, multimedia journalism, and strategic communication, as well as master’s and PhD programs in communication and media studies. The school contributes courses to the interdisciplinary majors across the university. The SOJC is home to two research centers—the Center for Science Communication Research in Eugene and the Agora Journalism Center in Portland—as well as labs and production facilities in both locations. It employs approximately 100 faculty and staff, over 50 graduate employees, and 130 student employees. The SOJC is one of the oldest journalism and communication programs in the nation, founded in 1916, and one of the first programs to be accredited by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Minimum Requirements

Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant field. Highly qualified ABDs will be considered, but must have the doctorate in hand before starting in the position. Candidates must have a demonstrable record of conducting research and publishing.

Preferred Qualifications

Professional experience in news media and/or teaching experience at the university level is desirable

About the University

The University of Oregon is one of only two Pacific Northwest members of the Association of American Universities and holds the distinction of a “very high research activity” ranking in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The UO enrolls more than 20,000 undergraduate and 3,600 graduate students representing all 50 states and nearly 100 countries. The University of Oregon is guided by a diversity framework that involves a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion for all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members. In recent years, the university has increased the diversity of its student body, as well as campus-wide efforts to build a welcoming, inclusive community for our student body. The UO’s 295-acre campus features state-of-the art facilities in an arboretum-like setting within the traditional homelands of the Kalapuya people. The UO is located in Eugene, a vibrant city of 157,000 with a wide range of cultural and culinary offerings, a pleasant climate, and a community engaged in environmental and social concerns. The campus is within easy driving distance of the Pacific Coast, the Cascade Mountains, and Portland.

University of Oregon students and employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see:

Freelance Jobs

Freelance Journalist

Company:Uphoria Design
Compensation:We can discuss your pricing

Hi! My name is Ryan. I am working on starting up a sustainability editorial and am looking for freelance journalists.

The goal of this editorial is to educate, inform, and inspire consumers to learn what they can do to further the success of sustainability.

This editorial will be an on-going collection, as we already have two volumes in the making.

Please contact me through email and I can give more detail!

Kind Regards!

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Freelance Copy Editors

Company: Healthline Freelance Network
Location: Remote
Compensation: $50/hour

Healthline Media is looking for
freelance copy editors to help ensure that our content is clear,
concise, inclusive, and both grammatically and factually correct.

Healthline Media features some of the
largest and most relevant health information brands, each designed to
serve a distinct health and wellness-seeking mindset in precise ways.
Our brands include:

  • Healthline
  • Medical News Today
  • Greatist
  • Psych Central
  • Bezzy
  • HealthGrades

We’re seeking freelance copy editors
to enhance our research-backed content so that it informs, inspires, and
— most importantly — connects with people looking to improve their
health and well-being.

As a freelance copy editor, you will
follow our detailed style and sourcing guidelines closely while also
focusing on empathetic and conscious language.

Articles typically range from 1,000 to
3,000 words, and the rate of payment is $50/hour for U.S.-based
freelancers. (If based outside of the U.S., please inquire about the
hourly rate.) Click here for more and to apply.