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Writing Jobs in Media and Publishing

This list of job opportunities for writers is updated at least twice a month. Bookmark this page to say up to date on new postings!

Job listings that were posted more than six weeks ago, or with outstanding apply-by dates, will be removed from this list.


Posted December 2

Crain’s New York Business is seeking a journalist to join their healthcare team. This position is based in NYC.

Compensation: $55,000 - $75,000 annually. Apply here.

If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice is seeking a part-time, temporary, contracted grant writer.

Compensation: $100 - $150 per hour. Apply here.

Fairchild Books, of Bloomsbury Publishing, is seeking a part-time editorial intern for this spring. Applicants must reside in CT, NJ, or NY and be able to commute to the NYC office.

Compensation: $15 per hour. Apply here.

HipLatina is seeking a part-time editorial intern that will begin in January. Applicants must live in California, Illinois, or New York.

Compensation: Minimum wage. Apply here.

NYLON is seeking an entertainment editor.

Compensation: $63,500 - $70,000 annually. Apply here.

SFGATE is looking for a full-time remote travel reporter. Applicants should be based in Southern California.

Compensation: $65,000 - $68,000 annually. Apply here.


Posted November 4

Institutional Investor is looking for a senior staff writer to join their team in NYC. 

Compensation: Not listed. Apply here.

The New Republic is accepting applications for a full-time intern to join their social media and editorial teams. Applicants must be based in the New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Virginia, or Maryland tristate areas.

Compensation: $17 per hour. Apply here.

Split This Rock is hiring a literary arts programs director, managing director, and a part-time, contracted grant writer. These positions are a mix of remote and in-person work in Washington, DC.

Literary Arts Programs Director and Managing Director compensation: $60,000 annually. Grant writing compensation: $30 per hour for 20 hours of work a week. Apply here.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison's School of Journalism and Mass Communication is seeking a full-time assistant professor.

Compensation: Not listed. Apply here.

The Yale Review is seeking a Deputy Editor/Digital Director. This position is based in New Haven, Connecticut.

Compensation: Not listed. Apply here.

The Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Foundation is looking for applicants to fill the position of writing programs manager. The candidate must be based in the Washington DC area. 

Compensation: $55,000 - 71,000 annually. Apply here.


Posted October 21

Concord Free Public Library in Concord, MA is accepting applications for their Writer-in-Residence Program. The residency takes place March through August 2023.

Compensation: $10,000 stipend. Apply here

Hachette Book Group is seeking a New York independent bookstore representative. This position is based in NYC.

Compensation: Not listed. Apply here.

The Infatuation is hiring a new Washington, D.C.-based restaurant critic. 

Compensation: $70,000 annually. Apply here.

Kensington Publishing Corp. is seeking a production editor to join their production department in NYC.

Compensation: Not listed. Apply here.

The New York Times has opened applications for two newsroom fellowships: the Times fellowship and the Local Investigations fellowship. The fellowships begin in June 2023 and lasts through May 2024.

Compensation: $75,000 annually. Apply here.

The Washington Post


Posted October 6

Asian American Writer’s Workshop is accepting applications for their 2023 Open City Fellowship. This fellowship is open to applicants based in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

Compensation: $2,500 grant. Apply here.

Feminist Press is seeking a part-time apprentice.

Compensation: $15 per hour for 18 hours a week. Apply here.

Gallery Books at Simon & Schuster is seeking a publishing assistant.

Compensation: $39,000 - $55,000 annually. Apply here.

Morning Brew is seeking a reporter.

Compensation: $75,000 annually. Apply here.

Rolling Stone is seeking a staff writer in their news department. This position is based in NYC.

Compensation: Not listed. Apply here.

SalientMG is seeking a senior thought leadership writer to create leadership content for executives that lead tech companies. SalientMG is NYC-based but this position can be remote.

Compensation: $90,000 - $110,000 annually. Apply here.


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