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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.

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Posted September 22

5280 Magazine is seeking an assistant food editor.

Compensation: $45,000 annually. Apply here.





New Leaf Literary & Media is seeking an agent to join their team. 

Compensation: $60,000 - $65,000 annually. Apply here.


War on the Rocks is seeking to fill two editorial positions: a membership editor and an editor/researcher. Applicants can be based anywhere but must have the ability to work in the US.

Compensation: Not listed. Apply here.




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Posted September 8

Apogee Journal is currently hiring for eight roles across their biannual digital magazine and for Perigee, their digital vertical. These positions include: visual arts editor, communications editor, development manager, flash editor, reviews and interviews editor, two outreach editors, and one assistant/associate editor. Find details for each position here.

Compensation: $450 biannual stipend for 4-5 work hours per week. To apply, email your resume and short cover letter to [email protected] by September 15.


Catapult is seeking a talented cover designer to join our team and create book covers for the Catapult, Counterpoint, and Soft Skull imprints.

Compensation: $58,000 - $62,000 annually. Apply here.



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El Paso Matters, is seeking a journalist for a one-year reporting fellowship based in El Paso, Texas.


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Posted August 18

Bloomsbury USA is seeking an assistant editor to join their  children’s book department. Applicants must reside in NY, NJ, CT, or PA and be able to commute to Bloomsbury’s NYU office on a mutually-agreed upon hybrid work schedule.

Compensation: $42,000 annually. Apply here.


Bulletin of Atomic Scientists are seeking editorial fellows in two coverage areas (climate change and biosecurity) this fall. Applicants can be based anywhere.

Compensation: Fellows will be expected to write at least four articles or columns and will be paid a $750 honorarium per article. Apply here.


NYU Press is seeking copy editors to add to their freelance roster.

Compensation: $28 per hour. See more information, including how to apply, in this tweet.


Page Street Publishing is seeking an editorial assistant for their Salem, MA office.

Compensation: $33,000 annually. Apply here.


The Verge is seeking a science reporter specifically interested in researching and reporting about space. This position is remote.

Compensation: At least $66,000 annually. Apply here.

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Posted August 11

Catapult is seeking a publishing assistant. This position is based in New York, NY. 

Compensation: $42,000 annually. Apply here.


Insider Inc. is seeking a business features editor to lead a new team. The applicant can be based anywhere in the US.

Compensation: $150,000-$200,000 annually. Apply here.


Labor Notes is hiring a full-time assistant editor. New York-based applicants are preferred, but other US locations will be considered.

Compensation: $66,008 annually. Apply here.


Macmillan Publishers  is offering paid, part-time, remote internship opportunities for fall 2022. Internships are available in different departments, including legal, marketing, editorial, and more.  

Compensation: $15 per hour. Apply here.


Rest of World is seeking an experienced editor who has solid sourcing on Silicon Valley to join as a US tech editor.  This position is based in the US.

Compensation: Not listed. Apply here.


The Seminary Co-Op Bookstores is seeking professional booksellers to support the first not-for-profit bookstore whose mission is bookselling. The bookstore is located in Chicago, IL. 

Compensation: $37,000-$60,000 annually. Apply here.

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Posted July 29

Behrman House is seeking a publishing assistant. Applicants should be able to travel to the Millburn, NJ office at least once a week.

Compensation: Not listed. Apply here.


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