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Journalism

AAA:

$1.00 per word – print

 

Americaeconomia:

$500 flat – digital

 

American City Business Journals:

$150 flat – print

 

Arrive Magazine:

$1.00 per word – print

 

Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles:

$400 flat – print

 

The Atlantic:

$150 flat – digital

 

Atlas Obscura:

$40 flat – digital

 

AudioFile:

$10 flat – print/digital

 

Axs:

$3.00 flat – digital

 

Balanced Living:

$500 flat – print

 

Banking Technology:

$0.75 per word – print

 

Bankrate:

$0.50 per word – digital

 

BBC News:

$400 flat – digital

 

Better Homes and Gardens:

$2.00 per word – print

 

Bored:

$15 flat – digital

 

Boston Magazine:

$100 flat – digital

 

BroBible:

$50 flat – digital

 

Brownbook:

$250 flat – print

 

Bustle:

$60 flat – digital

 

BuzzFeed:

$200 flat for limited reporting- digital

$1,500 flat for longform reporting – digital

 

CareerAddict:

$20 flat – digital

 

Central Oregon Magazine:

$0.25 per word – print

 

Chronic Vitae:

$200 flat – digital

 

CityLab:

$325 flat – digital

 

Civil Eats:

$200 flat – digital

 

CMSWire:

$125 flat – digital

 

CNBC:

$1.00 per word – digital

 

CNN:

$250 flat – digital

 

Colours (Garuda Indonesia):

$0.40 per word – print

 

Complex:

$150 flat – digital

 

Computerworld:

$100 flat per slide – digital

 

Consumer Reports:

$1.25 per word – digital

$2.00 per word – print

 

Consumers Digest:

$1.00 per word – print

 

Contract Magazine:

$1.00 per word – print

 

Creative Screenwriting

$25 flat – digital

 

Daily Parent:

$125 flat – digital

 

Departures-International:

$0.30 per word – digital

 

Devex:

$0.50 per word – digital

 

dot429:

$35 flat – digital

 

Down to Earth:

$0.04 per word – print

 

Dwell:

$50 flat – digital

 

Eating Well:

$550 flat – print

 

Eater:

$25 flat – digital

 

EContent Magazine:

$200 flat – digital

 

ecoRI News:

$100 flat – digital

 

Edible Communities:

$500 flat – print

 

El Diario:

$60 flat – digital

 

Esquire:

$75 flat – digital

 

Every Day with Rachael Ray:

$2.00 per word – print

 

Failure Magazine:

$50 flat – digital

 

Family Circle

$2.oo per word – print

 

Famous Bloggers:

$110 flat – digital

 

FanSided:

$1.00 per 1,000 pageviews – digital

 

Fast Company

$400 flat – digital

 

Financial Planning Magazine:

$1.50 per word – print

 

Flower Magazine:

$450 flat – print

 

Four Seasons Magazine:

$250 flat – digital

 

Freelance Mom:

$75 flat – digital

 

The Freelancer:

$200 flat for web-sourced – digital

$300 flat for reported – digital

 

Freelancer.com: (to be clear, this isn’t us)

$2.00 per 500 words – digital

 

Frontiers Media:

$150 flat – print

 

Glamour:

$50 flat – digital

 

Global Traveler:

$0.40 per word – print

 

Gothamist:

$175 flat – digital

 

GovLoop:

$75 flat – digital

 

Guardian Liberty Voice:

$300 flat – print

 

Haaretz:

$300 flat – digital

 

HackerRank:

$250 flat – digital

 

HDVideoPro:

$750 flat – print

 

Hemispheres:

$1.00 per word – print

 

Hospitality Design:

$0.80 per word – print

 

ICG Magazine:

$0.25 per word – digital

$0.45 per word – print

 

Independent Restaurateur:

$50 flat – print

 

IndieWire:

$150 flat – digital

 

Insight on Business:

$200 flat – print

 

Instinct:

$300 flat – print

 

Investopedia:

$150 flat – digital

 

Jamestown Gazette:

$25 flat – print

 

Los Angeles Times:

$250 flat – digital

 

Lhyme:

$25 flat – digital

 

Lifescript:

$600 flat for longform reporting – digital

 

Localeur:

$75 flat – digital

 

Luxe Magazine:

$1.00 per word – print

 

Mainely Media:

$30 flat – print

 

Make a Living Writing:

$50 flat – digital

 

Marie Claire:

$100 flat – digital

 

MarketWatch:

$400 flat – digital

 

McMurry:

$0.75 per word – print

 

Men’s Health:

$250 flat – digital

 

Men’s Journal:

$150 flat – digital

 

Metrosource:

$300 flat – print

 

Midwest Energy News:

$550 – digital

 

Minneapolis Star Tribune:

$400 flat – print

 

More Magazine:

$2.00 per word – print

 

Mountain Magazine:

$1.00 per word – print

 

MTV Iggy:

$200 flat – digital

 

Narratively:

$150 flat – digital

 

Natural Awakenings:

$50 flat – print

 

NBC News:

$200 flat – digital

 

New Relic:

$300 flat – digital

 

New Statesman:

$265 flat – print

 

New York Magazine:

$1.50 per word – print

 

The New York Times:

$100 flat – digital

$0.50 per word for Metropolitan section – print

$200 flat for sports reporting – print

$800 flat – print

 

The New Yorker:

$250 flat – digital

 

NewsTaco:

$0.50 per word – digital

 

Next City:

$100 flat – digital

 

North Norfolk Living:

$60 flat – print

 

Ocean Home Magazine:

$400 flat – print

 

Outside Magazine:

$250 flat – digital

 

Pacific Standard:

$250 flat – digital

 

Parents Magazine:

$1.50 per word – print

 

Paste Magazine:

$50 flat – digital

 

Pizza Today

$0.50 per word – print

 

Politico

$500 flat – digital

 

Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine:

$250 flat – print

 

Refinery29:

$200 flat – digital

 

Reserve America:

$90 flat – digital

 

Reuters:

$100 flat – digital

 

rgVision Magazine:

$0.12 per word – print

 

Sacramento News & Review:

$0.20 per word – print

 

Sanctuary Asia:

$0.02 per word – print

 

School Library Journal:

$150 flat – digital

 

Scouting Magazine:

$0.85 per word – print

 

Seattle Globalist:

$50 flat – digital

 

SheKnows:

$70 flat – digital

 

Slate:

$100 flat – digital

 

Super Lawyers:

$1,500 flat for longform reporting – print

 

Sydney Morning Herald:

$0.50 per word – print

 

TakePart:

$200 flat – digital

 

The Telegraph:

$375 flat – print

 

Texas Highways:

$0.50 per word – print

 

Thrillist:

$100 flat – digital

 

Time:

$1.50 per word – print

 

Today:

$200 flat – digital

 

Travel+Leisure:

$1,000 flat – digital

$2.00 per word – print

 

UN Dispatch:

$40 flat – digital

 

University of Pennsylvania Alumni Magazine:

$1.00 word – print

 

USA Today:

$300 flat – print

 

Vanity Fair:

$550 flat – digital

 

Variety:

$150 flat – digital

$0.50 per word – print

 

VendHQ:

$100 flat – digital

 

Verily Magazine:

$50 flat – digital

 

Vice:

$150 flat – digital

 

Vocativ:

$300 flat – digital

 

Vulture:

$200 flat – digital

 

The Wall Street Journal:

$100 flat – digital

$1.00 per word – print

 

Washington Post:

$300 flat – digital

$600 flat – print

 

Woman’s World:

$500 flat – print

 

Women’s Health:

$2.00 per word – print

 

Womenetics:

$150 flat – digital

 

Xconomy:

$250 flat – digital

 

xoJane:

$50 flat – digital

 

Your Cat Magazine:

$150 flat – print

 

ZoomNews:

$50 flat – digital

 

Photography

The Banker:

$400 flat – print

 

C Magazine:

$500 flat – print

 

The Daily Mail:

$60 per first photo, $30 per second photo, $15 per additional photo – digital

 

The Guardian:

$500 per day – digital

 

NBC News:

$100 per photo

 

The New York Times:

$75 per hour – digital

 

Ohio Today:

$200 per day – digital

 

Progressive Farmer:

$800 per day (includes video) – digital

 

Reuters:

$450 per day – digital

 

Smithsonian:

$200 per day – digital

 

Sotheby’s International:

$150 per day – digital

 

Design

Cole Haan:

$600 per day – print

 

Departures Magazine:

$35 per hour – print

 

ESPN:

$300 per day – digital

 

J. Crew:

$450 per day – print

 

Kiehl’s Skincare:

$60 per hour – print

 

Los Angeles Times:

$300 per day – digital

 

MAC Cosmetics:

$600 per day – print

 

MGP Ltd:

$40 per hour – digital

 

Red Bull:

$50 per hour – print

 

Refinery29:

$450 per day – digital

 

Scholastic:

$46 per hour – print

 

StyleRescue:

$20 per hour – digital

 

Urban Organic:

$2,000 flat – digital