The following companies, writing agencies and websites are calling for pitchers from writers for writeups and articles in various niches.
International Journalists’ Network (IJNet) offers the latest tips, training opportunities, trends, and tools for professional and emerging journalists around the world. They’re accepting pitches. You can share tips, tricks, tools, and resources that can help journalists globally. You can also share a fascinating story or discuss a current media trend. You will be paid $200 per article. Most of their freelancers work in English, but they have now also added the opportunity to work in Spanish, Portuguese or Russian. To read their tweet, click here. To submit your pitch, click here.@IJNet
POCIT highlights the stories of POC within the sphere of tech and startups. They’re accepting pitches for career stories from black and brown folk in tech. They want “your tips for bossing a tech internship or interview, your stories of securing a raise, bouncing back from a layoff etc.” Rates begin at $150 for personal essays. For more information, refer to this tweet and their pitching guidelines.@Samara_Linton
Crikey is an Australian website and newsletter that offers news, commentary, and analysis on politics, world affairs, business, society, culture, and technology. Their deputy production editor/subeditor is looking for analysis or opinion pitches from freelance writers/journos. There is no limit on the subject matter. They usually pay $250 to $300 AUD for 600 to 800 words. To learn more, read their deputy production editor/subeditor’s Twitter thread and their submission guidelines.@jackcallil
Mashed, Tasting Table, and Daily Meal are looking for food writers. The writers will work for a minimum of 10 hours/week and will be paid $21/hour. For more information, refer to this tweet.@kiwi_milli
Context is a media platform by the Thomson Reuters Foundation. They are seeking pitches for ‘Policy, honestly’ newsletter which “highlights the effects of specific policies or legislation.” They “trace a decision made in a meeting room down to the ordinary people on the sharp end of its impact.” Fee is £500 GPB. Pitches should be sent to email@example.com. To learn more, refer to this Twitter thread and their ‘about us’ page.@malonebarry
Nexus Media News is a nonprofit news service dedicated to climate change. They’re looking for pitches. They’re especially interested in “climate stories as they relate to: the IRA, urban adaptation, reproductive health and the farm bill.” They pay $500 for reported features (1,000-1,200 words) and $350 for single-subject profiles. Send your pitches to firstname.lastname@example.org. For details, read their editor’s tweet and their pitch guide.@daniellerenwick
Shedoesthecity is “an imperfect life guide for women.” They’re looking to publish 1 to 2 essays this month exploring personal transformation: “Have you made a big change that took your life on a new path? If you’re an emerging writer who wants to share your story, we want to hear from you.” They will pay $200/piece from the New Voices Fund. The fund is for women, transgender, and non-binary writers (Canadian residents) with less than 20 bylines. If interested, email your pitches to email@example.com. To learn more, refer to their Twitter thread and this page.