5 Publishers Seeking Freelance Writers (Up to $750 Per Article)

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99U is Adobe’s creative career resource and annual conference. Their “digital publication features the stories behind the careers of leading creatives, plus guides and tips on everything from navigating entrepreneurship to achieving work-life balance.” They are always open to pitches. Payment varies depending on the length and format of the piece. For reported features, payment is around $750. Pitches can be sent to their editor at tenentes@adobe.com. Read their editor’s Tweet here and contact them here.

The Block is a source for all things related to blockchain and crypto. They are seeking cryptocurrency/blockchain/digital currency pitches. They pay $200 to $500 per piece. Send pitches to their managing editor at mmcsweeney@theblockcrypto.com. Read their managing editor’s Tweet here and learn more about them here.

Women Under Siege is a Women’s Media Center’s project that documents and investigates gendered or sexualized violence in conflict. They originally focused on stories of gendered violence in conflict but branched out to gender stories in international contexts. They are always open to pitches. They want reported pieces or really good interviews. They pay $200 per piece. Send pitches to their editor at frances@womensmediacenter.com. Read their editor’s Tweet here. Learn more about them here and contact them here.

The GrowthOp is a website that features engaging and insightful content about cannabis. They are seeking Canadian cannabis stories. They pay $0.30 to $0.60 CAD per word. Contact their senior editor at krobertson@postmedia.com. To read their senior editor’s Tweet, visit this link. To learn more about them and to contact them, visit this link.

Guardian US covers American and international news. Their special series editor is seeking US stories on public lands/environment, biodiversity/extinction, voting rights, plastic, environmental justice, factory farming, and feminist economics. He is also seeking coronavirus stories. According to payment reports, they pay an average of $0.36 per word. Send pitches to alastair.gee@theguardian.com. Read their special series editor’s Tweets here and here. Contact them here.


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