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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 June 17

Borderless Magazine is hiring a managing editor. This position is based in Chicago with hybrid remote and in-person work.

Compensation: $55,000 - $65,000 annually. Apply here.


Catapult is seeking an associate editor to join the Catapult books editorial team. This position is based in New York City.

Compensation: $58,000 - $64,000 annually. Apply here.


Morning Brew is seeking an editorial assistant to work on their features team. The media company is based in New York City but this role is remote-friendly for anyone based in the US.

Compensation: Not listed. Apply here.


Penguin Random House has open applications for their 10-week fall editorial internship program. Internships are part-time and remote.

Compensation: $20 per hour for 14 hours per week. Apply here.


The Washington Post is seeking an assignment editor to oversee their social media teams. This position is based in Washington, DC and is not eligible for remote work.

Compensation: Not listed. Apply here.


Well+Good is looking for a commerce writer to join their growing commerce team.  This position is remote but applicants must be based in the US.

Compensation: $65,000 - $70,000 annually. Apply here.

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Posted June 3

El Tímpano is seeking a managing editor to build and manage a newsroom that produces coverage of Latino and Mayan immigrant communities in the Bay Area. This position is remote but applicants should be based in the San Fransisco Bay Area.

Compensation: $95,000 - $110,000 annually. Apply here.


is seeking Critique Group Instructors for Fall 2022 - Spring 2023. Critique groups run for six weeks and are comprised of six women at a time. This is a part-time, contract position beginning in September 2022.

Compensation: Unstated, but is paid. Apply here.


Hireguide is seeking a content writer. About one 1,000-word piece per month is needed.

Compensation: $300 per piece. Reach out to Shivani Persad via Twitter here.


Jezebel is seeking a deputy editor to assist with the digital editorial process.

Compensation: Not stated. Apply here.


Penguin Random House is seeking an associate social media manager to join the marketing and publicity teams. Applicants should be based in New York City.

Compensation: Not stated. Apply here.


Rest of  World is launching a Feature Reporting Fellowship to help an early-career journalist or recent journalism school graduate write  a feature story about the impact of technology in the regions the publication covers.

Compensation: $7,500 stipend. Apply here.

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Posted May 20

The 19th is seeking fellows for the Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Fellowship.  The fellowship will provide recent graduates, mid-career alums, and former students of HBCUs with full-year salaried fellowships in the areas of reporting, editing, audience engagement and newsroom technology.

Compensation: $70,000–$75,000 annually. Apply here.


to support the Associate Publisher and the publicity team. This full-time position is located in New York, NY. 

Compensation: Not listed. Apply here.


Henry Holt & Co. is seeking an assistant marketing manager and/or marketing manager to help promote their fiction and nonfiction titles. This full-time position is located in New York, NY.

Compensation: Not listed. Apply here.


Inverse is hiring a full-time entertainment editor with an interest in “geeky” pop culture.

Compensation: $70,000-$80,000. To apply, email Jacob Kleinman ([email protected]) with the subject line “Freelance Editor” (see this tweet for more info)


Louisiana State University is seeking a full-time visiting assistant professor of creative writing in the English Department. 



in Washington, DC is hiring a dynamic and engaging writer to serve as the 2022-23 Lisa Page Writing Workshop Fellow. This role is responsible for developing, coordinating logistics, and teaching in-person writing workshops in DC public school classrooms in close collaboration with PEN/Faulkner staff.

Compensation: $8,500 paid in four installments over nine months. Apply here.

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Posted May 6

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