Help Wanted: Bloggers and Columnists Needed
PoliticusUSA is looking to add bloggers and columnists in several areas. Currently we have two types of non paying positions available, bloggers and columnists. Previous blogging and/or writing experience is strongly preferred. Writers must be able to post unique content exclusively to PoliticusUSA. Proofreading is a must, and familiarity with WordPress is a plus.
General Political Columnist :
1). Columnists must be able to submit at least one column a week.
2). Columns have a maximum word length of 1000 words.
3). Columnists are free to choose their own topics.
4). Columnists must be able to meet a deadline. Columns are due no later than 11:59 pm (et) the night before publication.
(Example: A Tuesday deadline means columns are due at 11:59 pm on Monday).
5). Previous writing experience is strongly preferred.
6). Columns must be proofread by the author before publication.
7). Columns may not be a repost from another website or personal blog.
8). Columnists may maintain personal blogs, but their posted content must be exclusive to Politicususa.
Here is an example of a political column.
Blogger Positions :
1). Bloggers are encouraged to post daily or every other day.
2). Blog posts have a word minimum of 300 words and a maximum of 500.
3). Bloggers are free to choose their own topics but should cover current events.
4). Blog entries must be proofread before publication.
5). Previous blogging experience is strongly preferred.
6). Posts may not be reposts from another website or blog.
7). Bloggers may maintain personal blogs, but their posted content must be exclusive to PoliticusUSA.
7). Bloggers will write about general politics. If you are interested in being a single issue blogger, see below.
8). PoliticusUSA is liberal/progressive site. Please, keep this in mind when applying.
Here is an example of a blog post
PoliticusUSA is also looking for bloggers to blog about The Rachel Maddow, The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, and other political media programs.
If you are interested please send a proofread writing sample, or links to your writing here. Along with a writing sample please provide your name and specify which position you are applying for in the body of your email.
Applications without writing samples or links will not be considered.