7 Magazines that Pay Writers $150 Per Article

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Here’s a list of seven magazines that pay writers up to $150, or more, per article they publish. Topics include bushwalking, luxury news, Europe, the brain, Japan, and more.

Thanks to Fatima Saif for her research.

Great Walks is “Australia’s only dedicated bushwalking magazine.” They publish 7 times a year. They are looking for walking stories (of up to 600 words) for their magazine. The stories should be accompanied by a few high quality photos. They pay $150 per story. To learn more, visit this page.
  • C-VILLE Weekly is the leading newspaper of Charlottesville. They cover news, arts, living, events, and more. According to one payment report, they paid $0.24 per word for an 850-word news story. To contact them, refer to this page.
The Nautical Research Journal is the quarterly journal of the Nautical Research Guild. The journal contains “feature articles on ship model building, merchant and naval shipbuilding, naval architecture, maritime trade, nautical history, and maritime arts.” They publish about 24 in-depth features each year. They pay $250 per modeling article ($500 for a multi-part article), and $50 per ship note article. To learn more, read their editorial guidelines.
Point.51 is an independent print magazine that explores essential contemporary issues in Europe. They are looking for pitches and story ideas from freelance journalists and photographers. They pay €300 for commissioned long-form stories and photo essays. They also cover some reporting expenses by prior agreement. Details here.
Brain World is “the only magazine dedicated to the nature of the brain, consciousness, behavior, and how health will transform human life in this century.” According to one payment report, they paid $0.25 per word. To contact them, refer to this page.
Kansai Scene is an English language magazine that covers events and travel in the Kansai region of Japan (Hyogo, Nara, Kobe, Kyoto, Osaka, Mie, Shiga, and Wakayama). They are looking for stories about the region of Kansai. In most cases, they cover the travel expenses to a story. Their features are of about 450 to 950 words. They pay ¥20 per word. For details, read their writers’ guidelines.
LUXOS is a multi-platform luxury news outlet. They are a leading authority on luxury experience in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. They cover travel, beauty, fashion, and people. According to payment reports, they pay up to $0.40 per word. To contact them, refer to this page.


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