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JOBS 

-The Verge is hiring a managing editor to run daily operations and a TV and film editor to edit, write, and define what The Verge's culture coverage looks like.

-Fortune is looking for an enthusiastic podcast producer with a range of skills.  As one of the founding members of Fortune’s audio team, they will be the go-to expert on creating smart, compelling audio products. 

-The Committee to Protect Journalists is hiring a features editor to edit longer-form feature pieces including analyses, in-depth reports, mission journals, Q&As, and multimedia storytelling formats. 

-The Lily at The Washington Post is hiring a deputy editor to work with staff reporters on both quick-turnaround news and longer pieces.

-NYLON is hiring a social media editor to manage content across all social platforms and regularly pitch new and innovative social concepts and ideas. 

-VICE is hiring a digital photo editor who will be in charge of selecting the best images from photo wire and licensing services to accompany fast-breaking news stories, lighthearted blogs, and narrative features. 

-Politico is hiring a California health care reporter to cover state health care policy and politics in California. They will  break news, monito legislative developments, and write high-impact enterprise stories. 

-ELLE.com is hiring a fashion news editor who will write and edit fashion coverage for ELLE.com, including during fashion weeks and awards season.

-The Southern Poverty Law Center is hiring an investigative reporter to join the Intelligence Project and research, develop, write, and produce investigative content on the far right in the United States. 

-James Clear is hiring a podcast writer/researcher/producer who will — you guessed it — research, write, and produce a new podcast that will focus on sharing useful wisdom for daily life. 

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GIGS AND FELLOWSHIPS

-The National Critics Institute, hosted by the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, is now accepting applications for its 2020 residency program with a deadline of April 2. NCI is a two-week intensive training institute for mid- to early-career arts journalists and critics led by Chris Jones, critic and columnist at the Chicago Tribune. NCI is the leading program of its kind in arts criticism, offering workshops in reviewing theater, film, dance, and food with guest faculty at the top of their fields. The residency takes place in early July and is fully funded at no cost to fellows. Visit the NCI homepage for more details and to apply, and contact Naveen Kumar ([email protected]) with any questions.

-The New York Times is hiring a temporary editor to join the Briefings newsletter team. They will edit the briefings and occasionally write one. 

FREELANCE 

-Xtra Magazine is accepting pitches, including reported and personal essays about politics and pop culture for the 2SLGBTQ+ community. Send pitches to [email protected]

-Great Lakes Now is accepting pitches from freelance writers about the Great Lakes and Great Lakes region water issues. Stories don’t have to be related to COVID-19. Send pitches to [email protected]

-Bitch Magazine is accepting pitches from freelancers. They have more than enough COVID-19 coverage, so pitch something that will bring you joy to write about. Send pitches to [email protected]

-The Bold Italic is looking for personal stories from Bay Area writers about COVID-19 and how it’s affecting your life. Send pitches to [email protected]

-StarTrek.com wants your pitches. “That newsletter you’re never going to start can wait.” (Oof.) Send pitches here

-VICE UK wants pitches for its culture vertical. Send pitches for reported features; stories about sex, dating, general and funny stuff; trend pieces; and thoughtful essays on music, film and TV. They’re most interested in UK- and Ireland-centric pieces. Send them to [email protected]

-Junkee Media is looking to commission stories specific to Australia about general entertainment, pop culture, food, nostalgia, dating, and more. Send pitches and hot takes to [email protected]

-Sports writers: even though all sports are cancelled, Sports Illustrated wants your pitches. Send them to [email protected].  

-1843 Magazine is looking for pitches for longform features, essays, memoir, and short fiction. Read their pitch guidelines here, and then send one to [email protected]

-The Rumpus is looking for features pitches about climate change and our transforming world; navigating cis culture in a trans body; writers on writing (on other writers, on influence, including music, art, film, and other forms); LGBTQ voices and stories; and a funny thing that happened. Send pitches to [email protected]

-HelloGiggles is looking for pitches for unique personal essays, related to COVID-19 or otherwise. Send them to [email protected]

-October Magazine is looking for pitches for personal essays, Q&As, humor pieces and more about beer, brewing, kombucha, sobriety, social distance drinking, and more. Send pitches to [email protected]

-InsideHook is always looking for freelance features pitches. Send them to [email protected]

-Next City wants to expand its coverage of how cities are responding to COVID-19. Read more here about what and how to pitch. 

-The Appeal is expanding its coverage to include the many vulnerable communities affected by COVID-19. As such, they’re looking for pitches about people experiencing homelessness, economic instability, health care instability, and more. 

-Passage, a Canadian publication for thoughtful political, economic, and cultural ideas from a left-wing perspective, is accepting pitches. They pay within 5 business days. Read more about what and how to pitch here.  

-Polygon wants to expand its pool of freelancers interested in writing thoughtful or lively opinions on genre shows from Westworld to Killing Eve to anime to Netflix import series. More information on what and how to pitch here

-Check out this thread of editors who are still looking for pitches that are **not** related to the coronavirus, including at Jezebel, The Baffler, Zora, The Guardian, and many more. 

-Art in America is looking for pitches about video art, net art, VR, games, books, or other kinds of work that can be experienced without going out in public.

-Insider is looking to assign stories to science or health journalists. Get in touch at [email protected].

-As the hospitality industry faces an uncertain future, its community is in need of immediate relief. PUNCH is in search of stories and resources that can make a difference. If you're reporting on the people and venues that fuel us with food and drink whose livelihoods are being affected—or if you know of resources to help them—please get in touch with your pitches and ideas. Email [email protected]

-Cosmopolitan is seeking features pitches pegged to COVID-19. They're looking for narrative reportage and human interest stories, as well as medical and emergency response angles. Please pitch [email protected].  

-LitHub is accepting pitches. Check out their pitch guide here before sending pitches to Corinne Segal at [email protected]

-Input is seeking pitches from freelance writers for features, essays, and opinion pieces at the intersection of tech and culture. They also cover streetwear. Pay is between $.50 and $1/word, depending on level of reporting. Send pitches to m[email protected]

-Rewire is looking for pitches about COVID-19 and sexual/reproductive rights/health. Send them to [email protected]

-Architectural Digest is looking for pitches for Clever, their home design vertical marketed toward millennials. Send pitches about money, sustainability, wellness at home, or any weird home thing you're passionate about to [email protected]

-Eater Atlanta has just released a pitch guide. More information on what and how to pitch can be found here

-Chicago Magazine is looking for pitches. Get in touch with Hannah Edgar about what beats you cover at [email protected]. Rates are between $100-$200.

-Motherboard’s Resilience beat is looking for pitches about coronavirus mutual aid efforts. If you have a story about organizing in your local community, send a pitch to [email protected]

-Gen Magazine is looking for pop-culture driven pitches from critics of color, including pitches that use culture as a lens to thoughtfully examine something greater. Send them to [email protected]

-The Guardian wants your features pitches on non-virus subjects (or only virus-adjacent). Send pitches to [email protected].

-99U, a resource for creative professionals, is accepting pitches for features. You can browse their archives here. They are looking for pieces that address what people are feeling at the moment but that are also evergreen. Send pitches to [email protected]

-The New Inquiry is always taking pitches, virus related or otherwise. Their rate is $150/piece for now. Send pitches to [email protected]

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