5 Calls for Pitches Directly from Editors

Here’s the latest calls for pitches directly from editors and publishers.

For more opportunities, check out this list of 27 Calls for Pitches.

– Jacob Jans

PS: Thanks for Fatima Saif for her research on this article.

Sustainability Action Network is currently seeking stories about “active, positive change” in terms of climate change and the environment. They pay £100 per 800-1200 words. To learn more, read this, as well as the editor’s Tweet.

HelloGiggles is a positive community for women. They are seeking pitches for their series, How I Bought That. The series focuses on the process of making a big or unique purchase. Pay will be around $100. Send your story pitches to raven.ishak@meredith.com. To learn more, refer to their senior lifestyle editor’s Tweet. To read How I Bought That, refer to this page.   

Raconteur is a full-service business-to-business marketing agency. They are looking for freelance writers (from everywhere in the world). They would “love to hear from some fresh, dynamic voices on all things business – people from diverse backgrounds/experiences particularly welcome.” “Upcoming themes include: HR, AI, IoT, retirement, and fintech.” Their standard rate is 35p/word. If interested, contact fc@raconteur.net. To learn more, refer to their acting managing editor’s Twitter thread. To contact them, refer to this page.

Liftoff! is a digital magazine that publishes stories about gaming, science, and technology. The magazine is aimed at teenagers, families, and educators. Their submission window for winter 2020 is now open. They are accepting 8 to 12 pitches about gaming. The pitches should have “a clear connection to school curricula (American common core, UK national curriculum, or the Program of Studies in Alberta, Canada) though this doesn’t need to be explicitly outlined.” They pay $0.05 per negotiated word which means that if they assign 1,200 words, they will pay $60, even if they publish only 1,000 words. Previous experience is not necessary. If interested, send pitches to liftoffmag@gmail.com. For details, refer to this Twitter thread and this page

Anti-Racism Daily is “a daily newsletter that provides education and action to confront racism at work and school.” They are looking for writers, particularly those who want to cover “Indigenous rights, health, politics, and abolition.” Rates start at $300 per article. This opportunity is only for US-based writers. If interested, email your pitches and samples to submissions@antiracismdaily.com. To learn more, refer to this Tweet. To contact them, refer to this page.


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