Aug 03, 2021

External Assignment Journalist for The Local Globe

  • The Local Globe
  • Remote ("Worldwide")

Description

External Assignment Journalists will be tasked with finding and writing articles about unique stories in each of your communities. These stories, topic-wise, should be (for the most part) unrelated to TLG’s campaigns. For example, in a Local Sustainability Campaign, an External Assignment Journalist would write articles unrelated to environmentalism. Instead, you may interview a new local business owner about their hopes for their enterprise or write about a local initiative to help the homeless or comment on a local political campaign. In a nutshell, the articles written by External Assignment Journalists serve as a stream of content for TLG’s website and social media aside from our campaign material. If you are somebody with a creative wild side who likes writing short and snappy content without a prompt, this role is for you! 

Responsibilities: 

  • Write 2-3 articles per month, each one being 600-700 words
  • Gather detail-rich content (interview content, direct quotes/statements, and other primary resources) to support your articles 
  • Provide 2-4 photos for each article, preferably ones taken by you (Photographs taken from the internet are acceptable as well)
  • Complete articles at a rate of at least 1 article every 2 weeks, and finish all articles by no later than the 15th day of each month. 

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range

13-20

Time Commitment

You'll generally be expected to contribute a minimum of 2-3 articles per month. The amount of time you spend writing depends on the length of your articles, but we recommend 2 hours per week. 

Application Process Includes

Fill out the form attached to apply for a role as an External Assignment Journalist. We will get back to you via email within 24 hours if we select you for this position. If you haven't received an email within that time frame, remember to check your spam folder. We look forward to hearing from you!