Seeking reliable freelance newshounds

Malibu Surfside News, Malibu, California

Date PostedJanuary 23, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFreelance
SalaryNot Specified

The Malibu Surfside News, an award-winning weekly community newspaper, is looking for reliable and talented freelance reporters to cover the vibrant city of Malibu.

Freelance reporters work directly with editors to report the compelling and essential stories that make up our community newspaper. Currently, the Surfside News is looking to bolster its freelance roster to cover hard news, including:

• Local government (City Council and commissions, School Board, etc.) meetings, and

• Breaking news and decisions that affect Malibu residents.

This is a pay-per-assignment position that requires journalism fundamentals, such as interviewing skills, unabated accuracy and adherence to deadline. The flexible position is ideal for any individual who wants to report meaningful stories to their community. 

Previous reporting experience is preferred. Photography skills a plus and can increase pay. 

To be considered for this opportunity, please send a copy of your resume and three (3) writing samples at your earliest convenience to Editor Lauren Coughlin,


No phone calls please.


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