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Freelance Writing, Editing and Journalism Jobs, for the Week ending July 3

Advice for Freelancers, Freelance Journalism Jobs of the Week

Here’s a curated list of the best freelance journalism jobs from around the web for the week of July 3-7, 2023.

All jobs pay a minimum of $1 a word, or offer a fantastic byline opportunity (for less) for those looking to get a chance at a top-tier outlet with name recognition. These are all listed as remote and can be done (in theory) from anywhere. Be sure to check the listings for details.

Inclusion does not equal endorsement.

Apply to these gigs through the provided, direct links.

Also, as a note this week, since we all know Elon Musk is single-handedly killing Twitter, some of the tweets linked below may look broken once you access the post. They’re not. Click on the linked header to see the call for pitches if you can’t see the tweet in this post. One side effect of him not paying his Google bill is that all embedded Tweets are generally effed all over the web. Way to go, Elon…

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This week’s listings include new, high-profile jobs and gigs from Google, The New York Times, Elle, Bloomberg Opinions, PopSugar, Johns Hopkins, Insider, Lonely Planet, Field & Stream, Longreads, Daily Kos, NBC News, Yahoo, Forbes, The Orange County Register, and many more! Some of these gigs pay up to $200,000 or more for full time work and titles include everything from Wedding Journalist and Copy Editor to Deputy Business Editor, Beauty writer, automotive journalist and more!

These jobs are sourced through a variety of outlets (and platforms) both through my own research but also through this curated list of my favorite writers, editors and freelancers on Twitter (which you can follow or request to be added to).

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Abigail Bassett is a Los Angeles-based freelance journalist with more than 15 years of varied experience under her belt. She has been a freelance journalist since 2014, and has successfully weathered the ups and downs of the media world and journalism. She has bylines with everyone from Car & Driver and Motor Trend, to Elle Magazine, Travel & Leisure, National Geographic, Fortune, Fast Company and more!

In addition to her freelance career, Abigail spent ten years as a senior producer at CNN in New York, a when she began her successful freelance journalism career ten years ago. Abigail is a skilled moderator, interviewer, and on-air and podcasting host with credits and appearances at Fast Company’s Innovation Festival, SXSW, the JBL Fest, Reuters Automotive Events, Electrify Expo and other top-tier, household name events and publications.

The content below has been curated by Abigail. She subscribes to a number of pay-for-access job sites and newsletters, and she digs up these gigs on everything from Twitter and LinkedIn to FlexJobs, Glassdoor, and Indeed because she believes in two tenets:

  1. Experienced freelance journalists should be paid a fair wage for their work.
  2. Freelancers need to stick together and help each other out. This is her way of doing just that.

The first portion of the job description has been copied and pasted into the post and the direct application link is included.

More of Abigail’s journalism work including her bylines with Elle Magazine, National Geographic, Travel & Leisure, TechCrunch, Fortune, Forbes, Maxim, Car & Driver and more, at her portfolio site at

Follow her on Twitter, Bluesky, or Instagram to find out more about her current assignments. And yes, she does apply for a lot of these jobs (in case you’re wondering). But mostly, she just wants to make the world a little bit better for journalists trying to make a living in the age of AI. She is available for commissions, so reach out!

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