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Hourly - Est. Time: More than 6 months, 10-30 hrs/week - Posted
We are in need of a journalist who is able to research, investigate, and write 1-2, 200-300 word articles daily for an online local news organization. This position will sometimes require you to contact city and county officials by phone and email regarding breaking news, as well as write occasional "lifestyle" articles. This person would be also charged with discovery of newsworthy information, utilizing police/fire scanners, organization websites, court dockets, etc. This will be an ongoing position. Requirements: Fluent English speakers ONLY Must be able to make phone calls to the United States and use email during the hours of 10-4 EST Excellent writing skills are a must Must be able to work well with and relate to other people Previous journalism skills are a plus, but are not required if you are willing to learn by doing. Please submit a sample article that you have written in Microsoft Word format with your cover letter.

Fixed-Price - Est. Budget: $ 800 Posted
Need good American-English writers to report the news over the weekend. Need writers who are versatile, reliable, quick and easy to work with. Must be able to work on weekends, ideally Friday afternoon through Monday morning. Is this you? If it is, we're offering $5 per article, paid monthly through UpWork, and you can write up to 40 articles over the weekend -- that's up to $200 every weekend. Articles are at least 300 words, but this includes quotes, of which there are many in news reports. PROJECT IS ONGOING. *Note: This is opinion-free news reporting. You cite sources, quote people, report facts. Simple stuff. Must be original and accurate.

Fixed-Price - Est. Budget: $ 400 Posted
$5 per article > 300 or more words per article > publish through WordPress > cite sources, include links we assign news stories to cover *REQUIREMENTS > Skype (for IMs, not video/voice) > must be able to write at least 8 articles per day > must be able to contribute Saturday and Sunday

Fixed-Price - Est. Budget: $ 1,000 Posted
I am looking for a writer to do daily (5 days) rewrites of news stories about Nigeria. You will be using the news sources listed below and what I require you to do is to go through all the news sources and find the common stories amongst them and rewrite each one in your own words using your own headlines. http://www.nairaland.com/ http://www.dailytimes.com.ng/ http://www.ngrguardiannews.com/ http://www.punchng.com/ http://www.saharareporters.com/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/ http://www.thisdaylive.com/news/ http://thenationonlineng.net/new/ http://www.premiumtimesng.com/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/ http://leadership.ng/ I am looking to have something similar to http://www.theeconomiccollapseblog.com/ where you will write in your own words and include block quotes from some of the Nigerian news sources - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Block_quotation This news will be submitted to Google news so it needs to be all in your own words and of the highest quality. This...

Hourly - Est. Time: More than 6 months, Less than 10 hrs/week - Posted
Im looking for a writer for our news / entertainment blog site Must be responsible for researching Interested & Strange / Funny News articles to add on our blog All content must be 100% unique, pass copyscape, and add value to our blog. Must spell check and understand how to write in English using perfect grammar and spelling

Fixed-Price - Est. Budget: $ 1,500 Posted
Looking for someone with good written English skills who can re-write news articles, on a daily basis 3-6 articles per day (at least 5 days per week). Any added creativity is a plus. All content must be completely unique without ANY plagiarism and verifiable via Copyscape. 250-350 words in length. All topics will be provided to you. Content must be taken from 2-3 sources & spun in a unique manner. If you understand please include " all of my content will be unique " in your application. Must be reliable, easy to contact & stay in contact with. Paying $1 per article to begin with. Looking for long-term writers. Serious applicants apply. Send your samples & previous experience. Plenty of work available, more than 6 articles can be available for you if requested.

Fixed-Price - Est. Budget: $ 1,000 Posted
I am looking for several freelancers to cover forex, stock market and other financial news during the US trading session for a new news service. The texts we require are around 200 characters and will include hashtags for the respective financial asset (stocks, indexes, currency pairs) or topic (Greece, FED, GDP, ECB), as well as a shortened link to the news source that is quoted. Responsibilities: - monitor the news feed for appr. eight hours during the US trading session - select the most important bits of information and create short summaries of around 200 characters that include hashtags and a link to the information source - texts should be between 30-50 per trading session and contain the essence of the news

Fixed-Price - Est. Budget: $ 1,000 Posted
I am looking for several freelancers to cover forex, stock market and other financial news during the Asian trading session for a new news service. The texts we require are around 200 characters and will include hashtags for the respective financial asset (stocks, indexes, currency pairs) or topic (Greece, FED, GDP, ECB), as well as a shortened link to the news source that is quoted. Responsibilities: - monitor the news feed for appr. eight hours during the Asian trading session - select the most important bits of information and create short summaries of around 200 characters that include hashtags and a link to the information source - texts should be between 30-50 per trading session and contain the essence of the news

Fixed-Price - Est. Budget: $ 12,345 Posted
Looking for reliable and experienced content writer to collate daily news articles 5 days per week into a pre-formatted newsletter. Articles would also be posted on a dedicated website with links from the newsletter to the website articles. News content will be provided by news sources such as Reuters, BBC and New York Times. Each article would be composed of three parts: 1. Headline – 6-8 words 2. Short Description – An attention grabbing brief description for each article with a maximum of 20-30 words. 3. Full Article – these would typically running from 70-250 words. Articles may need to be shortened to amount of size available, and ensure correct spelling and grammar. There will be 3 separate editions of the newsletter: 1. UK and Europe. 2. USA and Canada. 3. Australia and New Zealand. Each edition will be delivered electronically at 5am local time, Monday to Friday. Daily news production will require 3 pages (8.5”x11”) of content. Typically 60% would be regional...