Mycastro.com is seeking a talented, self motivated, and informed writer to produce 6 articles per month. Mycastro.com is a community site for the LGBT community in San Francisco’s Castro district. If you are passionate, informed, and great with monthly deadlines then please read on.
The Mycastro.com Staff writer will cover a gamete of editorial topics not to exceed 600 words. These sections will include:
- National News:
600 words describing a national news worthy issue effecting the LGBT community.
- Castro News:
600 words about a current Castro news worthy article that our readers must be informed about, topics can vary.
- City News:
600 words or less about the latest news effecting San Francisco residents. This article does not need to be gay LGBT specific but should be relevant to a wide scope of San Franciscans.
600 words or less about current celebrity / gossip. The topic doesn't not need to cover LGBT celebrities specifically. This should be fun and campy.
- Health / AIDS:
600 words or less about current health and medical research effecting the Castro Community. This can cover outbreaks, HIV research, addiction, depression or any other medical issue relevant to the LGBT community.
600 words or less reporting on upcoming events that our viewers would want to partake of. Events can include, street fairs, concerts, free events, and even citywide spots of interest.
What is important is that these articles be fresh, current, and relevant to the Castro and LGBT community. Please have your own unique "voice" and flare. Creativity is encouraged. All submissions must be original work, without prior submissions to another publication. Plagiarism will be strictly prohibited. All work must be fact checked. All writings are submitted one week prior to publication on the first of each month.
Compensation : $10 dollars per article + plus commission on click through.
For immediate consideration please email resume and 2 sample writings of relevance to:
firstname.lastname@example.org subject: Staff Writer