Riverfront Times is hiring a freelancer to contribute weekly to our news blog, Daily RFT.
We're looking for a writer who can contribute between three to five posts a week on everything from quick, breaking news to longer, more researched stories. That means we need a true news junkie who's always up to date on what's happening in St. Louis. It also means we need someone who can turn around well-written, well-reported posts on a tight deadline. It's fast-paced work, and we need someone with great news judgment.
Candidates should have some experience writing for an online news outlet, and knowledge of how to use online blogging platforms. Writers for Daily RFT are generally given the freedom to write about what interests them most, but the ideal candidate will have a true passion for hard news happening in the greater St. Louis area. A good sense of humor is required.
This is a paid gig. We pay a base rate for posts that rely mainly on aggregation, and more for original, reported pieces.
Please send an email (subject line "Blog Freelancer") to email@example.com and include the following:
Email the author at Jessica.Lussenhop@RiverfrontTimes.com.
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