The Muslim Observer Seeks Freelance Reporters Across the U.S.

*The Muslim Observer

The Muslim Observer Seeks Freelance Reporters Across the U.S.

The Muslim Observer (TMO) seeks energetic, experienced freelance reporters across the country to report on stories impacting the Muslim community. Reporters will ideally have 2-3 years experience writing on deadline for a weekly publication. We are seeking reporters who can uncover underreported stories and angles, dig for details, and regularly produce quality, well-researched articles. Payment will be provided per article.

REQUIREMENTS:

· Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, English, or a similar field. Exceptions made for writers with a proven record that goes beyond the minimum work experience

· At least 2-3 years of experience editing and/or writing in a deadline environment

· Excellent written communication skills

· Knowledge of AP style

· Strong online research skills

· Ability to work with a team or as an individual as needed in a rapidly changing environment

· Having a rolodex of contacts in your area of focus is a plus

· Ability to take professional-grade photos is a plus

To inquire about writing for us, please send a resume, at least three samples of your writing, and your freelance rate requirements to: me@muslimobserver.com.

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