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Video Script Writer

Company: Complexly
Location: Remote
Website: https://complexly.com/shows/scishow/

Writers are responsible for helping Complexly achieve our mission of
creating trustworthy stuff that inspires curiosity and lowers barriers
to knowledge building by creating scripts that engage our audience. This
includes researching and writing assigned scripts, workshopping script
ideas, and submitting scripts on time.

We’re looking for a freelance writer to help shape the content for SciShow Space. This will be done by researching, writing, and revising scripts that are clear, compelling, accurate, and fascinating. These scripts are typically
full-length videos varying from 500-2000 words, and the goal is the
same: engage with people’s curiosity, tell an interesting story, and
make sure it’s factually accurate so we can inspire learning.

You should be able to juggle multiple ongoing projects at once, meet
deadlines, and research a variety of topics. Being a strong communicator
is essential to convey topics to a broad audience and work cohesively
with your team.

More details on the position:
Job Title: Writer
Status: Freelance
Rate of Pay: $175-850/script depending on word count
Term: On going
Apply by: June 24, 2022
Location: Remote, preferably US based

Apply here

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Contract Writer, Medicine and Health Care

Company: Texas Monthly
Location: Texas
Website: https://www.texasmonthly.com/

Description: Texas Monthly is looking for a freelance writer who can report and write two articles a month on medical and health care issues across the Lone Star State. We seek stories both about groundbreaking innovations and the persistent problems plaguing these fields. Beyond merely reporting the latest news, this coverage will focus on narratives and characters to make often-complex medical issues relatable and compelling for readers. This is a contract position available to writers based anywhere in Texas and will report to the senior editor for business and innovation.

Contract responsibilities include:

  • Writing two articles per month for Texas Monthly, including one front-of-book print column every other month
  • Pitching story ideas regularly to the senior editor for business and innovation

Successful candidates will possess the following:

  • Previous experience reporting on medicine and health care
  • An ability to write compelling narrative- and character-focused stories
  • An ability to develop story ideas that appeal to a wide general audience
  • Knowledge of the health care and medical landscape in Texas

If you are a qualified candidate, please email a cover letter and résumé to resumes@texasmonthly.com with the job title in the subject line. Promising applicants will be selected for an initial screening interview; candidates who move forward in the hiring process from there will be given a paid freelance writing assignment for Texas Monthly; the senior editor will select a contract writer based on the success of the freelance assignment.

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Features writers – U.S.

Company: The Korea Times
Location: remote
Compensation: per article
Website: https://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www2/index.asp

Description: The Korea Times is South Korea’s oldest and most influential English daily newspaper founded and based in Seoul, Korea. We serve as the primary source for news, entertainment, culture, sports and opinion about the East Asian hub for our continuously expanding readership around the world.

We are looking for enthusiastic, self-driven and creative freelance features writers to join our growing U.S. bureau.

This is a freelance and remote position. Pay is per story.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have an eye for discovering story-worthy content from current events or latest trends, preferably related to South Korea
  • Pitch, research and write compelling, insightful and engaging content that are fun to read

Read more and apply on LinkedIn.

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Journalist (Interviewer)

Company: ResultStory
Location: Remote
Apply by: https://www.resultstory.com/hiring/interviewer-rol
Website: resultstory.com

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 https://www.resultstory.com/hiring/interviewer-role/

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Health Reporter – remote

Company: UPI
Compensation: $2,500/month
Website: https://www.upi.com/

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
Website: https://www.defensenews.com/

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 crmartin@defensenews.com. 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
Website: https://www.thebalance.com/

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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Interviewer

Company: The Arkin Group LLC
Compensation: flat fee by project
Website: http://thearkingroup.com

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 info@thearkingroup.com

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City Council/Politics Reporter

Company: South King Media
Location: Seattle, WA area
Compensation: DOE/TBD
Apply by: Open
Website: https://www.southkingmedia.com

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: scott@southkingmedia.com.

Thanks!

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Consulting Editor

Company: Kouvenda Media
Location: Remote
Compensation: Compensation to be discussed during interview
Apply by: Email
Website: http://kouvendamedia.com

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: emily@kouvendamedia.com