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Contributor for News Publication

The Whim

Contributor for News Publication
Remote Part-Time Paid

Compensation

10 hrs/week, $400/month

Benefits

Why you should apply!

  • $400 per month stipend (~ 10 hours/week)
  • Reach our 100,000+ engaged Facebook followers
  • Work with an editorial team that will refine your ability to think critically, research thoroughly, and write cogently
  • Flexible hours
  • Work remotely
  • Consideration for full-time positions based on performance
  • Receive a stellar letter of recommendation from our Editor-in-Chief

Description

We are looking for a Contributor to help with our News Publication. This is a remote opportunity, with a monthly stipend.

As a Contributor you will:

  • Research, develop, and write news articles about topics related to your interests
  • Adapt to The Whim's unique reporting style by categorizing information and filtering out bias
  • Monitor current events, policy decisions, and legislative developments
  • Pitch article ideas
  • Investigate news leads/tips
  • Interview news subjects, industry experts, and public officials
  • Establish contacts and sources to use in future research
  • Find and research primary sources
  • Monitor social media for breaking news stories
  • Collect and analyze data
  • Present each side of an issue

Qualifications

Skills

  • Fact checking
  • Research
  • Critical thought
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Excellent observation and deduction skills
  • Ability to find the truth in a sea of misinformation

Requirements

  • Working towards a Bachelors or Masters degree in journalism, business, political science, economics, international affairs, communication, or a related field
  • Contribute 4 - 5 news articles per week (~ 10 hours/week)
  • Willingness to learn
  • Uncompromising ethics

About Us

We're a new, independent news publication committed to restoring journalistic integrity through unbiased and fact-based news coverage.

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