REPORTERS: Are you tired of pitching into a void? Do you wish you were paid faster? Do you need work in the coronavirus economy?
EDITORS: Do you want the freedom to work on your own schedule? Would you like to be paid quickly and work with high-quality writers?
PHOTOJOURNALISTS: Are you shooting without enough places to file? And would you swap the rights to a fraction of your unsold archives for cash if you could?
Zenger News, the world's first digitally native newswire, is recruiting independent reporters, editors and photographers to cover a broad range of beats.
We pay fast and electronically. If you've been laid off or furloughed because of our industry's declining fortunes, we're eager to work with you.
Reporters can pitch anytime and an editor will actually respond quickly. Editors can collaborate on stories that match their areas of expertise. Photojournalists can wow the entire world at once.
Our stories appear both in print and online, delivered via Apple News, Google News and other large aggregators. We are the largest suppliers of content to African American media outlets, and one of the largest serving Hispanic news organizations.
Zenger is especially interested in political, international and business coverage, and in stories that feature black and Latino perspectives.
We encourage all qualified independent journalists to participate, including women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, LGBT individuals and non-U.S. citizens.
250 openings. Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: This is an open call for freelance reporters, photographers and editors. Compensation is negotiated for each story and payment is fast.
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About Zenger News
Zenger is the world’s first digitally native wire service. Owned and operated by journalists, Zenger is independent and transparent.
Zenger aims to restore trust in news, and to reward journalists and news outlets in a new way for producing stories that inform, entertain, and hold leaders and institutions accountable.
Zenger’s model is to reward its open network of journalists with electronic payments that arrive in days instead of months.
Zenger provides wire stories to news outlets with no up-front cost and shares advertising revenue with them. Instead of subtracting from their bottom line and deepening a struggling industry’s challenges, Zenger adds to their top line.
Zenger is dedicated to bringing high-quality news content to overlooked communities, and promotes the broadest possible variety of voices and subjects.
Zenger is a product of Z News Service, Inc., a Delaware Corporation. The majority of shares are held by journalists who work for Zenger. The minority shareholders include investors and funds in Paris, London, New York, Salt Lake City and Dallas. No shareholder is involved in campaigns, lobbying, politics or any other topic Zenger covers.