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7/25/2018CryptoCoin.NewsDigitalWriting$0Pitched a couple of topics to Simon. Then he asked for me to write a 500 word article on one of my topics. After I wrote it, he informed me that they only pay in crypto. Then later I found out they only pay once a month. So, I've decided to let that one go.
7/12/2018SalonDigitalWriting$150 flat (as of 8 months later, still have not been paid)Sold a 3000-word personal essay with a political bent. Picked up by Life editor. Editor was nice and no changes were made to my piece. My essay was widely viewed and shared--they got loads of advertising revenue off of me. But as of mid-June, they said they were behind on payments and would be paying freelancers and contractors as money came in. It's now mid-July (the piece was published in December) and I still have not been paid.
7/9/2018The HothDigitalWriting0.02-0.03Content mill. Pay scales DOWN with longer articles. $16 for 500 to $50 for 2,000 words. Easy for beginners, but some topics very niche/difficult. Pays weekly, articles processed automatically after 3 days if no requested edits.
7/1/2018UndarkDigitalWriting$2,000Really good editing.
7/1/2018The AtlanticDigitalWriting$400Fast reply from editor.
6/28/2018T: The New York Times Style MagazineDigitalWriting$500Web feature, multiple interviews
6/27/2018ReductressDigitalWriting$10 per headline, $30 per articleIf you are asked to write up a selected pitch, you get $30. If your headline is used with an in-house write-up, you get $10. Writer is responsible for tracking monthly expenses on invoice and submitting at the end of the month, direct deposit clears about 5-7 days after submitting invoice. Responsive editors, clear expectations, timely compensation.
6/19/2018Harper's MagazineDigitalWriting$600No expenses, digital only, 1 photo included.
6/18/2018ThePrintDigitalWriting$146Opinion piece
6/18/2018Teen VogueDigitalWriting$300Easy to report story, very quick/responsive editor in the News section.
6/17/2018St. Louis-area University magazinesPrintWriting$750The rate varies depending on the university, but writing for alumni magazines around the St. Louis area can net you $300-$750 for a feature.
6/16/2018HispanoPostAudio/Video$100 for a fully edited and reported TV storyExtremely abusive work conditions. Invoices go unpaid for months. They lie systematically about payments. They want you to produce a feature story worth $1200 for $100. Reporter has to shoot & edit the story and uses own equipment.
6/13/2018nDash.coDigitalWriting150-200 per blog postDecent platform for experienced freelance writers. probably terrible for new writers, though.
6/9/2018MERGE AtlantaBoth Print and DigitalWriting$75
6/8/2018Independent AuthorPrintMisc$75editing
6/8/2018UniversityBoth Print and DigitalWriting$60
6/8/2018Declined to stateBoth Print and DigitalWriting$100
6/7/2018Austin ChronicleBoth Print and DigitalWriting.25/wordBecause I typically write more in-depth news stories and news features, the pay is unfortunately as low as $5 an hour sometimes. They can't increase the rate for even heavily investigative pieces. I love the publication as a local institution, the editors are nice, and the work is interesting.
6/7/2018FlungDigitalWriting$30Short 500 word piece, but slow to pay (still haven't received)
6/7/2018Culture TripDigitalWriting$50Content mill. Require far too much from writers for the pay.
6/7/2018OzyDigitalWriting$250For a 500 word piece. Slow to pay (2+ months later still haven't received)
6/7/2018Earth Island JournalBoth Print and DigitalWriting$100For a 700 word book review
6/7/2018Silk WindsBoth Print and DigitalWriting$525Pleasant to work with, but multiple rounds of edits from multiple editors, some of whom clearly hadn't read the article well and made unreasonable requests.
6/7/2018Rock and Ice magazineBoth Print and DigitalWriting$0.25/word for print, typically doesn't pay for online contentNiche climbing magazine with small staff of dedicated editors. Great to work with, but they have low rates for the quality of writing they seek. Typically pay 30 days after publication.
6/7/2018Outside magazineDigitalWriting$600 flat rateThe editors are great to work with, but the magazine typically pays three months after publication, even for digital content.
6/7/2018Popular MechanicsDigitalWriting$350Worked with them for over two years and have given rate raises three times in that span. Usually responsive and edits are often solid. Work load can sometimes be tough since they want highly-sourced, researched pieces that compete with any print publication but only pay digital rates. In terms of travel, it can be frustrating when a piece clearly could benefit from it but it's rarely approved.
6/7/2018Mortgage CompanyDigitalWriting$200Blog articles for mortgage company @ $200 per article
6/5/2018Edible AustinPrintWriting$200 flatThis amounted to $7 an hour to $12 an hour depending on how involved the article turned out to be. The editor is nice to work with, although the pay is really hard to swallow. They won't increase rates to help cover mileage and travel time for an out-of-town assignments.
5/31/2018Teen VogueDigitalWriting$300Doesn't negotiate up. $300 for 600-800 words multiple-source, reported story from overseas.
5/30/2018BQoolDigitalWriting$120 USD per article of 800-1200 wordsContent writers for BQool should be familiar with E-commerce and Amazon.
5/26/2018StorefrontDigitalWriting$100/articleVery low rate; they will nickel and dime you; they try to go back on agreements they've made in writing.
5/20/2018TextbrokerDigitalWriting$.01(3 star)Need to know AP style and they have their own algorithm to check authors. Always thousands of articles for 1-3 star writers.
5/18/2018Money CrashersDigitalWriting$0.10 per wordThey told me this was "more than they usually pay." Payment arrives just a few days after the invoice, but they won't let you invoice an article until it's through the editing process, which can take over a month.
5/18/2018ConsumerSearchDigitalWriting$500-$800 per reportThese take much more time to research than they do to write. Payment (by direct deposit) arrives up to a month after the invoice.
5/15/2018Washington City PaperBoth Print and DigitalWriting$250 flat for 1,200-1,700-word story.
5/11/2018Men's JournalDigitalWriting$150Editors were a little sloppy, but super nice guys who seemed to genuinely care about my work.
5/11/2018Rolling StoneDigitalWriting$150Worked with two different editors (both of them left since then) over course of about 18 months. One of them was great--responsive, made smart changes, was liberal with the budget (always reimbursed travel expenses, once told me to invoice for an extra $50 because he particularly liked a story), always paid on time. The other wasn't as good--slow to respond to emails, would rewrite entire paragraphs and make sloppy mistakes, terrible with payment.
5/9/2018FashionistaDigitalWriting$300Reported, fast edits, great to work with
5/9/2018PolygonDigitalWriting200 Flat
5/9/2018Megri BlogDigitalWriting30 USD for 1000 blog Writing
5/8/2018BarChartsPrintWriting$1500 for 8500 wordsIncluded copious research. Invoices to the Editor were ignored. Did not reimburse materials. A year later, wrote to the owner and was promptly paid (for research and writing only).
5/7/2018NBC Left FieldDigitalAudio/Video4000 flatInternational story for a week for 5-10 minute video. Great place to work for.
4/30/2018Columbia Journalism ReviewDigitalWriting$750Flat fee for online feature story.
4/30/2018Virginia News GroupBoth Print and DigitalWriting$75
4/19/2018The Irish TimesBoth Print and DigitalWriting25 cents per word
4/19/2018Fortune Knowledge GroupBoth Print and DigitalWriting$150
4/19/2018World Policy JournalBoth Print and DigitalWriting$500Slow to pay, very bad rate for longform articles of 3k words. Good for stories that need in depth treatment and not likely to get picked up elsewhere.
4/15/2018POLITICO MagazineDigitalWriting$500 flatGood, fast and thoughtful edits for piece commissioned at 2,000 words that ended up being published at 4,000. I appreciated editor's flexibility. Paid travel expenses of about $200 on top of the $500 rate.
4/11/2018Axe WellnessBoth Print and DigitalWriting$0.8/wordA lot of work for little compensation. He hired more writers, so expect nepotism to take over as you keep writing the company to remind them of your existence in giving you more gigs. A great side gig, but nothing you can live off of.
4/6/2018The Irish TimesBoth Print and DigitalWriting$184€150 for 1,100-word piece in Health, Parenting & Fitness supplement. Responsive editor.
3/31/2018Aliyah MediaBoth Print and DigitalWriting200 - 2500 words - $0.17 per wordEditor is easy to work with and open to topic/story ideas.
3/28/2018Bridal GuidePrintWriting$1,000$1,000 for 2,000 word story. editors are responsive, easy to work with. quick edits and paid on acceptance
3/27/2018Black NoteDigitalWriting$400/article, about 1,000 words for B2C contentBroke contract. Difficult to get in touch with.
3/27/2018iCandy RadioDigitalWritingNever paid in fullStay away.
3/27/2018PaceDigitalWriting$400/article, about 700 wordsTerrible company and poor quality work. Takes six weeks to get paid AFTER approval on the work.
3/27/2018New York TimesBoth Print and DigitalWriting$0.50 per wordI work with the foreign desk. It's $0.50 for single byline, $0.25 for shared byline.
3/26/2018JrBoth Print and DigitalDesign$30
3/22/2018World Policy JournalBoth Print and DigitalWriting$5003000-5000 words for print + digital. Very smart edits but pay isn't a lot.
3/22/2018Vice TonicDigitalWriting$400Max I could negotiate up to was $400.
3/22/2018Roads & KingdomsDigitalWriting$300They wanted photos as part of that fee. Negotiated up by $150. They paid fast.
3/22/2018LitHubDigitalWriting$200Relatively easy to work with, nice editors, but low pay.
3/22/2018Interesting EngineeringDigitalWriting$40 flat for 1000-1500 wordsNo negotiation on pay, fee does not reflect word count.
3/15/20187x7DigitalWriting$75It was hard to get a rate out of them. When I finally said "I'll just charge you my normal $200" they came back and said their normal rate was $75 but would pay me $100.
3/14/2018The AtlanticDigitalWriting$300fast good edits, quick payment
3/14/2018Dominican FriarsBoth Print and DigitalPhoto$500
3/14/2018Dwell.comDigitalDesign$75$75 for article or external roundup, $50 for internal roundup
3/9/2018The Guardian - Global DevelopmentDigitalWriting$168Atrocious editing where the editors chop up sentences to save money, because they pay you by the word. Inserts grammatically incorrect copy into your writing. After publishing, editor will ignore invoice and any attempts to get paid. I was commissioned for an 800 word article but they only published 400 words, destroying my rate and making this the lousiest pay for an article in recent memory. Would avoid them altogether.
3/8/2018primephonicDigitalWriting$55Seemingly small friendly company that allow for a fair amount of creativity but pay grossly under market price.
3/6/2018CrikeyDigitalWriting$120150 Australian dollars for 1200 words. Pretty bad.
3/4/2018FastCompanyDigitalWriting$.90 per wordGood rates for longform stories. Good to work with for the most part
3/1/2018Elle ParkerDigitalWriting1/word
2/28/2018NextCityDigitalWriting$125Flat rate for online piece regardless of length. Prompt payment.
2/27/2018VICE Snapchat Discover ChannelDigitalWriting$500500 word mini-feature
2/23/2018Gastro ObscuraDigitalWriting$425Negotiated up after offering photos.
2/17/2018DopeDigitalWriting$.15 per wordI told them $0.15 per word for web was too low, so they cheekily offered me $0.20 a word- but for print. That's not a raise. They are heinously corporate and boring for what appears to be a cool, marijuana magazine
2/14/2018Politico EuropeDigitalWriting$497Thoughtful editors who really put the effort in to make the story shine. Also, very prompt payers (1 month from publication), never had to chase the finance department
2/14/2018Al Jazeera EnglishDigitalWriting$350Expects photos as part of the fee, only willing to negotiate up to $400.
2/13/2018BustleDigitalWriting$50Sex & relationship section. $50 for normal articles (~300-800 words) and $75 for 7-day "experiment" articles (e.g. "I did X every day for a week and it...)
2/9/2018Pinwheel ContentDigitalWriting$500Electronic payment w/in 30 days
2/9/2018NBC News Asian AmericaDigitalWriting$300Fast edits, easy to work with, only commissions short though (800 - 1,000 words).
2/9/2018Gastro ObscuraDigitalWriting$500Negotiated up after I offered hi-res photos of a place that's hard to photography.
2/7/2018BRIGHT MagazineDigitalWriting$700They don't pay this much anymore.
2/7/2018Columbia Journalism ReviewDigitalWriting$1,000
2/7/2018EartherDigitalWriting$400Paid by direct deposit a few days after story ran. Great to work with.
2/2/2018SOMA MagazineBoth Print and DigitalWriting.10 per wordI LOVE writing for SOMA. I have written features for very chic, up-and-coming, artistic topics and they take pitches. email editorial@somamagazine.com.
2/2/2018Avianca en revista (inflight magazine)PrintWriting$150$150 for 400 words.
1/31/2018Cheese ConnoisseurBoth Print and DigitalWriting$ .30 per word
1/31/2018Apartment TherapyDigitalWriting$50
1/31/2018Chronicle for Social ChangeDigitalWriting$125$125 for a reported, 800-1000 word article.
1/24/2018GreatistDigitalWriting$150Researched and reported
1/24/2018DameDigitalWriting$3001,200-word reported piece
1/24/2018Pacific StandardDigitalWriting$3501,000-word reported piece
1/23/2018VICE - BroadlyDigitalWriting$3001,200 words
1/20/2018Homeland Security TodayDigitalWriting$100 per article up to 800 words; up to $250 for in-depth article on pre-negotiated topicLooking for stories on homeland security issues that are well-researched, are not political, and help explain a trend in security, a new technology, a State or local law enforcement, emergency management, first responder perspective.
1/19/2018ReligiousLiberty.TVDigitalWritingPays $0.10 and up for news articles.Fast turn around required (48-72 hours). Pays upon acceptance of article. More paid for articles requiring in-depth research.
1/18/2018The DiplomatBoth Print and DigitalWriting$300A ¥25,000 payment for a 1500 word article
1/18/2018VICEPrintWriting$1/word8,000 word magazine feature
1/18/2018Al Jazeera EnglishDigitalWriting$1,0001,200 words
1/18/2018VICE NewsDigitalWriting750* killedStory was killed after editor changed his mind about publishing a story online to coincide with a story appearing in the magazine. 50% kill fee. Be sure to demand a kill fee when negotiating with VICE news.
1/18/2018New York Times MagazineDigitalWriting$500
1/18/2018Pacific StandardPrintWriting$1/word
1/18/2018National GeographicDigitalWriting$1/word2,000 word web feature
1/18/2018VICE NewsDigitalWriting$7501,500 words. paid late.
1/18/2018National Geographic (website- NatGeo News)DigitalWriting$600800 words
1/18/2018NewsweekPrintWriting$1,200Company refused to pay. After several months I had to submit a letter of intent to file a small claims lawsuit. Only then did they pay. Parent company is International Business Times.
1/18/2018U.S. News & World ReportDigitalWriting$1,0001200 words
1/18/2018VICEPrintWriting$1/word6,500 word reported/investigative feature
1/18/2018The GuardianDigitalWriting$220Terrible experience. Editor assigned story at 31p per word at 800 words. For two entire weeks after I submitted it, it sat un-edited. Suddenly one night she decided to edit it, without notice, and because I didn't respond to her questions within a 45-minute period (during which i was eating dinner), she cut the piece in half and published it, thus I was given only half the pay despite having done all the work. Terrible. I suggest making them promise in writing to pay you per words commissioned--not per words published--to avoid this happening again.
1/18/2018The NationPrintWriting$1,0002,500 word print
1/18/2018USA TodayDigitalWriting$1
1/18/2018Africa Renewal (UN)DigitalWriting800 (.50 per word)Terrible editing--worst in my entire career. I do not recommend it. Took months to get paid.
1/18/2018Al Jazeera EnglishDigitalWriting$7501,500 words
1/18/2018U.S. News & World ReportDigitalWriting$1,000good editing.
1/18/2018Foreign PolicyDigitalWriting$5,500Extensive investigative feature reported over more than a year. Good editing
1/18/2018The New RepublicPrintWriting$188Article was killed AFTER it was completed, seemingly because they wanted to make more space for Trump coverage. I do not recommend working for TNR; a 25% kill fee on an article that took weeks of work is a scam.
1/18/2018VQR - Virginia Quarterly ReviewPrintWriting$2,750Article was pushed back by 6 months because editor was too overworked to get to it. But when it finally came, the editing was superb. 6,500 words
1/18/2018The AtavistDigitalWriting$6,500Company did not pay for travel expenses; out-of-pocket travel cost me $1,500. Story was long-delayed due to turnover at the company. When they finally got to it, however, it was edited well.
1/18/2018Huck MagazinePrintWriting$500low pay for a 3,500 word piece. But good editing
1/18/2018Pacific StandardPrintWriting$1,200Print piece, 1,000 to 1,200 words
1/18/2018U.S. News & World ReportDigitalWriting$850Great editing
1/18/2018Roads & KingdomsDigitalWriting$1,000
1/18/2018AL Jazeera EnglishDigitalWriting$1,250This was an investigative piece of journalism that required extensive field-work and follow-up. Company did not pay specifically for expenses, just offered a flat rate for the package.
1/18/2018Al Jazeera EnglishDigitalWriting$8001,500 word reported feature
1/18/2018playboyBoth Print and DigitalWriting$7,200
1/18/2018OZYDigitalWriting$1,000This was a longer feature, the type they seem to run just once per week. Called a 'splash' piece.
1/18/2018OutsideDigitalWriting$2,500Company refused to pay. 5 months after publication I had to threaten to sue. Only then did they pay.
1/15/2018Pacific Standard (Digital)DigitalWriting$300Really slow to respond after handing in draft, very slow edits, and final version looked nothing like the edited version we worked on together. In total, the editor held on to the draft for more than 2 months. No pre-approval of draft before publication, either. Generally poor and slow editing. Not worth the money.
1/12/2018EartherDigitalWriting$350Didn't seem interested in buying photos at all.
1/9/2018Vice - TonicDigitalWriting$250Reported.
1/9/2018Vice - BroadlyDigitalWriting$300Reported.
1/1/2018History CollectionDigitalWriting$0.03 per wordYou can get a bonus of $100 if you are the best writer for the month (based on click-through rate) but generally articles take quite a long time to write. Pieces are lists of 10 items and can't be more than 5,000 words.
12/21/2017Middle East EyeDigitalWriting$350
12/14/2017Brit + CoDigitalWriting$50
12/5/2017The LilyDigitalWriting$250 for 800 wordsGreat to work with. Very timely with edits and pay.
11/29/2017Atlas ObscuraDigitalWriting$500, $100 extra for photosFast edits, great to work with.
11/17/2017LA Review of BooksDigitalWriting$0They don't pay. Sometimes they offer $100. Not worth it.
11/17/2017Extra CrispyDigitalWriting$200Fast payment through direct deposit.
11/11/2017The Raddington ReportDigitalWriting$0The publication fails to pay its writers and editors.
11/8/2017Teen VogueDigitalWriting$1001,000-word personal essay
11/8/2017The New York TimesBoth Print and DigitalWriting$1,6001,300 words and 3 photos
11/4/2017CIM MagazineBoth Print and DigitalWriting39 cents a word (50 Canadian cents a word)Pleasure to work with. Pay promptly
11/3/2017BuzzFeed IndiaDigitalWriting$200Not willing to negotiate rates.
10/26/2017Pacific StandardDigitalWriting$300Heavily reported piece, online.
10/26/2017Mother JonesDigitalWriting$0No payment for web-only stories, doesn't take freelancers for digital.
10/26/2017RavishlyDigitalWriting$125Fast editor response, low rate, but no reporting required.
10/24/2017Extra CrispyDigitalWriting$400Fast edits, direct deposit, little to no reporting.
10/20/2017A Beautiful PerspectiveDigitalWriting$250$50 photo budget. $250 for 800-1,000 words. Editor is open to negotiating if higher word count.
10/13/2017The BalanceDigitalWriting$150 flat
10/13/2017CreditCards.comDigitalWriting$1 per word for reported pieces; $250 flat for shorter pieces
10/13/2017Al Jazeera EnglishDigitalPhoto$350For AJE online "In Depth" - photo essay of 15 photos with 200-300 word intro. Payment received after two months via wire.
10/9/2017TIME MagazineDigitalWriting$600$600 for web-only article of 1200 words, original reporting from overseas
10/9/2017Asia Times OnlineDigitalWriting$110Additional money possible if heavy, investigative piece. Additional photo budget available.
9/29/2017Women Under SiegeDigitalWriting$200
9/29/2017Los Angeles Review of BooksDigitalWriting$0Offered to publish news article on blog instead of main site. I declined and asked for $100 - it was rejected.
9/23/2017The Guardian (UK)DigitalWriting.42 per word800 words commissioned, direct deposit
9/23/2017Washington Post - WorldViews blogDigitalWriting$200Fast payment through their system. Editor was fast and easy to work with.
9/21/2017AAA Northeast (Your AAA)DigitalWriting$200 for 800 words800 words
9/14/2017SkiftDigitalWriting$200650 words, interviews required
9/13/2017The Mortgage ReportsDigitalWriting250.00 flatThis is the for 750+ words. Internet research only but sources from high domain authority, noncompeting sites required. Pays Thursday by PayPal if you submit posts by Wednesday morning PST. Payment by check is an option, too. But, if you get paid via PayPal, expect to pay fees on each payment. Editor is great and very helpful.
7/30/2017FitnessDigitalWriting$0.03 Per WordI do blog writing,
creative content and
SEO writing
7/25/2017Article-Writer.coDigitalWritingAt or less than 0.02 CAD for starting writerThey advertise up to ten cents per word, but routinely beg you to take work at 0.02 or below (CAD) and if you don't you never get the opportunity for fair-paying work.
6/20/2017Psychological researchDigitalWriting$50I do photography as well.
6/17/2017MIT Technology ReviewDigitalWriting$700Wrote 700-word multi-sourced piece about subject I know very well and have covered for many years. Two or three minor revisions/requests for added info. Had to negotiate to get up this high.
6/8/2017Bodybuilding.comDigitalWriting$200Well paying, but often late with payments and finance department dodges emails. Overall would not recommend.
6/6/2017Bodybuilding.comDigitalWriting$150 to $300 flatStarted at $150 and negotiated up to $300 flat after doing some work with them; Things seem a little disorganized, paperwork and payment wasn't made crystal clear from the get-go.
6/6/2017Men's JournalDigitalWriting$175 to $250, depending on focusEditor is great. Consistent work after I developed a good relationship.
5/26/2017VocativDigitalWriting$4001000-1200 words, very light editing
5/8/2017World NomadsDigitalWriting$1500 - 550 words max
5/3/2017Washington PostBoth Print and DigitalWriting$250 flatCan "negotiate" for up to $300 for basic story. Opinion piece $250 flat.
4/27/2017FinalFileDigitalWriting$200 for 500 works1 revision
4/22/2017Major Pharma CompanyDigitalDesign$80Web Portal UX Design
4/19/2017Blitz Publications (Nourish magazine, Women's Health & Fitness magazine, Natural Health magazine included)PrintWriting$350 (US $260) for writing and photography, split between two people. With the exception of the editor, in house editorial staff are paid as freelancers, even though they legally would be considered part-time or full-time staff. They are required to invoice for their work, and don't receive sick pay, holiday pay, superannuation, etc. The in-house rate is about $20 an hour.Freelancers are paid one month after the magazine has been on stands, which is generally months after they originally submitted the work. Even then, this usually requires weeks, if not months, of follow up emails and calls.
Articles are reused multiple times(sometimes slightly re-written, usually not), and sometimes repurposed for online too.
4/19/2017Domain (Fairfax media)Both Print and DigitalWriting$1000 flat rate (US $755) for approx 1000 word print features - includes sourcing images and 3-4 interviews. Online news/lifestyle articles pay flat rate of $200-$350 (US $150-$264) depending on the writer's experience and work involved, and usually require sourcing of images. $600 (US $453) flat rate paid for advertorials. Articles are heavily syndicated to Fairfax's print and digital platforms with no additional payment to the writer.
Paid quickly.
4/18/2017NautilusBoth Print and DigitalWritingNever paid for commissioned articleCommissioned 2000 word piece at $1600 (in retrospect, an unusually high rate, I should have wondered!) but never published. Editor claimed a mix-up. Kill fee offered after several months negotiation but still not paid one year later.
4/18/2017AeonDigitalWriting$250 for 1600 wordsComparatively very low rates but helpful and friendly editorial process
4/14/2017Ambassador (National Italian American Foundation)PrintWriting$350 flat rate with photos; $300 without photosEditor was friendly and professional. I was paid immediately upon publication as agreed. They gave my story and photos a beautiful layout.
4/13/2017Sierra MagazineBoth Print and DigitalWriting$250 flat rate (web)$250 flat rate for web, but print rate varies
4/7/2017Miami New TimesDigitalWriting$30 flatEvent review/blog post with images.
4/7/2017Miami New TimesDigitalWriting$20 flatPreview article/blog post with at least one image.
4/7/2017QuartzDigitalWriting$200flat rate, 1200-1500 words, personal commentary with some research and citation
4/6/2017Parade MagazineBoth Print and DigitalWriting$2,500Professional editors, prompt payment.
4/3/2017BridesPrintWriting$2/wordFor print (not online), including reporting.
3/31/2017BitchPrintWriting$100 kill feeOffice seems disorganized. Long waits for responses, followed by tight deadlines. Found out after submitting first draft that assigning editor had left the publication. After significant work and reporting, the story was not published, and I was promised a $100 kill fee. Frustrating experience.
3/24/2017Paste MagazineDigitalWriting$100Travel section, 800-1000 words
3/23/2017nickBoth Print and DigitalAudio/Video$1,000film
3/15/2017CloudwardsWriting0.05 - 0.10 per word
3/7/2017Sunday Times StylePrintWriting$0.55 per word900-word feature; quite a bit of reporting
3/2/2017ThinkGeekDigitalWriting30 flatTakes 4-6 weeks to get your first payment, so submit your invoice ASAP. Nice editors, seasonal work, expect 5-20 products per week during rush seasons.
2/17/2017Smarter WorldDigitalWriting$400Blogging tips & tricks
2/13/2017El Confidencial.comDigitalWriting150 USD flat rate
1/31/2017Everyday FeminismDigitalWriting$751,000+ word piece (contributors get $100)
1/31/2017Rink MagazineBoth Print and DigitalWriting$150800-word feature with reporting
1/24/2017Seeking AlphaDigitalWriting$35Additional $10 per 1,000 page views. Contributors who get Pro Articles approved are paid $150 flat. Pro top ideas are paid $500.
12/21/2016Local PalatePrintWriting$250 plus mileageFor the Notes from a Farm dept
12/21/2016VICE SPAINDigitalWriting$83
12/14/2016Advice Interactive GroupDigitalWriting0.03/wordAdvice Interactive Group allows you to choose from two pay options: $20 per hour or $12 per piece. If you choose the hourly rate, they expect you to finish at least two pieces per hour. Pieces are 300-400 words of content about roofing, vacuums, custom home building, carpet cleaning, etc. They will often assign two or more identical pieces, but each piece will be for a different client - and they expect you to write the pieces differently every time.
12/14/2016ALIVE MagazineDigitalWriting0-50Rate depends on budget availability, writer's seniority and what the writer is willing to take. Rate usually is around $20 for a blog post, though they get many writers to work for free.
12/14/2016Riverfront TimesDigitalWriting20-50Rate is for blog posts, depending on word count, complexity and writer's seniority. Local to St. Louis, Missouri, USA area.
12/14/2016Riverfront TimesPrintWriting600-1300Rate is for cover story features, depending on word count and complexity. Local to St. Louis, Missouri, USA area.
12/14/2016Porthole Cruise MagazinePrintWriting$400800 words, no reporting.
12/13/2016ViatorDigitalWriting$50 per attraction150-250 words per "attraction" written for Viator.com pays $50/attraction.
12/13/2016Parents,comDigitalWriting$150 flat750-1000 words, including citing research studies and/or interviewing several sources.
12/10/2016Financial TimesBoth Print and DigitalWriting$250360 word review
12/9/2016RootsRatedDigitalWriting$150.00 flat
12/8/2016ABC NewsPhoto350 per dayPrompt payment
12/8/2016The Guardian USADigitalPhoto350 per day
12/7/2016HoodlineDigitalWriting$50 for basic content, $100 for longformGreat publication to write for
12/7/2016Colorado ExpressionPrintWriting$250 flate rateThe contract says payment will be made 30 days after the publication date -- after you turn in the story about six months ahead of that -- but both times I had to beg for a check at least another month after it was supposed to have been sent, so build in at least 8 months from deadline for payment. Fee is for up to 2,000 words.
12/5/2016World NomadsDigitalWriting$165550 words
12/3/2016The Airstory ReviewDigitalWriting$400
12/2/2016Esports EditionDigitalWriting$0.05 per wordThis client is looking for short-form content. Most submissions are 200-500 words
12/1/2016Mint Hill TimesPrintWriting$35$35 per weekly article, $50 for bigger projects
12/1/2016Refinery29DigitalWriting$500Commissioned early 2016
12/1/2016The New YorkerBoth Print and DigitalWriting$1 per wordTalk of the Town
12/1/2016The Wall Street JournalBoth Print and DigitalWriting$600 flat800-word essay, plus recipe. Contract (issued after publication) was work for hire.
12/1/2016Princeton Alumni Weekly (PAW)PrintWriting$1 per word
12/1/2016CIO.comDigitalWriting$0.50 per word
12/1/2016The Motley FoolDigitalWriting$100 flat500-800 words
12/1/2016CheapismDigitalWriting.15 per wordFor blog. Different pay scale for product reports
12/1/2016Extra CrispyDigitalWriting$0.50 per word700-800 words
12/1/2016Gastro & Endo NewsBoth Print and DigitalWriting$0.75 per word
12/1/2016Living Northside (Atlanta Journal Constitution)PrintWriting$275900 words, magazine story.
12/1/2016The Washington PostDigitalWriting$300550 words
11/21/2016BuzzFeedDigitalWriting$100 flatEssay
11/21/2016The Wall Street JournalPrintWriting$300 flat300 words, sports section
11/16/2016The BillfoldDigitalWriting$40 flat
10/18/2016Mother JonesPrintWriting$1,200 flat1,000 word article
10/16/2016Rebellious Magazine for WomenDigitalWriting$100 flat$50 for essays; $25 for reviews. Chicago-based digital feminist lifestyle publication
10/9/2016Atlas ObscuraDigitalWriting$200 flatUp to $250. $200 for a reported story, and $250 for a story and photos. Can go higher for more ambitious longform stories
10/6/2016StackCommerceDigitalWriting$20 flat
10/4/2016EFE News AgencyPrintWriting$75 flatUp to $125. $75 for 350-400 word text, $125 for 600-word text, $125 for 3-4 minutes of video broll, $125 for 6 photos
9/30/2016National Geographic TravelDigitalWriting$1,100 flat Web-sourced
9/26/2016Washington Post Sunday MagazinePrintWriting$1 per wordI've freelanced for the Post's travel section (which does pay the $600 fee your site mentions) but the best money is at the Sunday magazine, which pays a lot more. From 2010 to the present, I've earned anywhere from $2,000-$5,000 for stories for the magazine, although I worked like a dog to do them
9/2/2016CityLabDigitalWriting$400 flat
9/2/2016Civil EatsDigitalWriting$250 flat
8/30/2016RewireDigitalWriting$200 flatUp to $300
8/29/2016Foodable NetworkDigitalWriting$150 flatFor video
8/24/2016Atlas ObscuraDigitalWriting$150 flatUp to $250. Story fee ranges but depends on scope. A lightly or online-reported story will go for $150, a story that is a bigger lift or includes photos is $250
8/20/2016DogsterDigitalWriting$75 flat
8/17/2016T: The New York Times Style MagazineDigitalWriting$100 flatWeb feature, translation, interview
8/11/2016MamamiaDigitalWriting$50 flat
7/31/2016Meredith Corp.PrintDesign$62.50 per hour
7/30/2016Cox CommunicationsDigitalAudio/Video$80 per hourMotion Graphics
7/30/2016Sterling Moving and StorageDigitalWriting$200 flat per monthThis is for 6 Facebook posts with images, per month
7/30/2016Tenya RestaurantDigitalPhotography$12 per photograph
7/29/2016NickelodeonDigitalMisc.$2,000 per weekAnimation
7/27/2016Himal SouthasianDigitalWriting$150 flat
7/27/2016VICE NewsDigitalPhotography$25 per photograph
7/26/2016Visit SouthDigitalWriting$40 flat
7/21/2016Southwest: The MagazinePrintWriting$1 per word
7/15/2016Content CavalryDigitalWriting$15 flatAbout 500 words per article
7/14/2016Sydney Morning HeraldPrintWriting$0.50 per wordStandard rate for editorial freelancers
7/9/2016NylonPrintWriting$0.50 per word
6/26/2016FanBreadDigitalWriting$20 flat
6/26/2016SheKnowsDigitalWriting$60 flat
6/23/2016TakePartDigitalWriting$1 per word$1 per word for 3000-word feature with heavy reporting.
6/20/2016NPR's Latino USADigitalWriting$125 per minute
6/9/2016VariousDigitalWriting$150 flatI write blog posts and edit ebooks for various online clients using these rates: $0.13 per word, $150 flat , $45 per hour
5/23/2016Vermont LifeDigitalWriting$600 flatNot sure if rate is for digital or print. Info here: http://vermontlife.com/guidelines-for-contributors/
5/10/2016Matador NetworkDigitalWriting$60 flat
4/10/2016Freelancer.comDigitalMisc.$0.01 per wordUp to $0.03. Translation
3/31/2016Pacific StandardDigitalWriting$250 flatReported piece
3/31/2016Kill ScreenDigitalWriting$20 flat
3/31/2016WiredDigitalWriting$400 flatWas a short, data-focused piece. Killed for space in magazine, got 1/2 the rate
3/31/2016Columbia Journalism ReviewDigitalWriting$300 flatProject was killed by EiC without explanation after terrible editing process. I did get a full kill fee, however
3/23/2016Trip 101DigitalWriting$10 flat
3/21/2016Modern FarmerDigitalWriting$125 flatIt can be web-sourced or reported. 800-1000 words
3/21/2016HorticulturePrintWriting$500 flatThis is for a feature article, 1,000-2,000 words
3/21/2016Hobby FarmsDigitalWriting$100 flatPlus $50 per deparment. Web-sourced. It's best if you know something about the topic at hand. They prefer expert writers and hands-on articles
3/21/2016BuzzFeedDigitalWriting$2,700 flatReported
3/14/2016StatDigitalWriting$1 per wordMedical/health writing
3/14/2016Seattle WeeklyPrintWriting$125 flatFeature length pieces range from $125-$175 depending on content. Generally, pieces are 800-1,200 words and appear in both print and digital form
3/3/2016Harlot MagazimeDigitalWriting$50 flatUp to $65. Prioritizes marginalized writers
2/28/2016GothamistDigitalWriting$400 flatLongform, digital
2/25/2016USAA NewsDigitalWriting$1 per wordRates are the same for digital and print
2/24/2016Matador NetworkDigitalWriting$20 flatUp to $60
2/22/2016Broke-Ass StuartDigitalWriting$10 flatAlso a bonus for views
2/20/2016ThrillistDigitalWriting$150 flat800-1,000 words
2/11/2016Oyster.comDigitalWriting$50 flatBlog article
1/20/2016The AtlanticDigitalWriting$200 flatOpen to negotiation if including hi-res photos or overseas reporting
1/20/2016ThinkProgressDigitalWriting$250 flatNegotiated up for $100 and photos included from overseas. Not well-paying
1/20/2016GOOD Project LiteracyDigitalWriting$500 flatNo extra photo budget
1/12/2016Fortune.comDigitalWriting$400 flatShort, 800-word reported story; editor was responsive and clear with direction
1/5/2016UpworthyDigitalWriting$150 flat$50 bonus
1/5/2016Astronomy MagazinePrintWriting$1,500 flat
12/29/2015The BillfoldDigitalWriting$30 flat
12/25/2015Content MagazinePrintWriting$50 flat
12/16/2015Mental FlossPrintWriting$100 flatFor a list
12/16/2015CNNDigitalWriting$250 flat
12/15/2015The Daily BeastDigitalWriting$200 flatReported piece
12/14/2015VariousPrintWriting$50 per hour
12/10/2015CommonwealDigitalWriting$150 flat
12/3/2015Time Out New YorkDigitalPhotography$75 flat
11/26/2015KTNDigitalWriting$30 flatWeb-souced
11/10/2015ReutersDigitalWriting$225 flatI saw you had $450 as a day rate and the day rate I have had for over two years is $225. The per article rate you listed as $100, I have had $125
11/10/2015The Guardian USDigitalWriting$150 flatMinus the wire transfer fee
11/10/2015The Atlantic HealthDigitalWriting$200 flat
10/29/2015NarrativelyDigitalMisc.$80 flatIllustration. For 3 images
10/28/2015KickerDigitalWriting$50 flatWeb-sourced news explainers
10/28/2015Om SaiPrintDesign$100 flat
10/27/2015CNN.comDigitalWriting$100 flatUp to $350. The rates vary depending on whether you write for their religion blog ($100 flat) to their education blog, from which I managed to extract $350 for a long, complex piece. $200 flat (which is what you have on your site) is typical, but just know there's a difference depending on the topic
10/27/2015Washington Post Sunday MagazinePrintWriting$1 per wordI've written 14+ articles for them including a cover story this summer, so I am well acquainted with their rates! They know $1/word is low, but they have little incentive to raise it
10/16/2015Barry UniversityDigitalWriting$1 per wordInterviews and web-research
10/16/2015BBC NewsDigitalWriting$300 flat
10/14/2015Atlas ObscuraDigitalWriting$250 flat$250 for a ~1,400 word post (give or take, they're flexible) plus a handful of photos on www.atlasobscura.com
10/11/2015Julien's Journal (Dubuque, IA)PrintWriting$0.05 per wordContent is distributed both digitally and in print. Payment is $0.05 per word, with no extra payment for photographs. Generous with complimentary copies
10/11/2015TH Media (Dubuque, IA)PrintWriting$75 flatResearched feature stories with a minimum of two interview subjects. Minimum 750 words
10/6/2015Foreign PolicyDigitalWriting$200 flatReported
10/6/2015Nature NewsDigitalWriting$80 flatUp to $150 flat. News $0.80 word / Research Highlights $100 flat fee / Seven Days News In Brief $80 flat fee / Online Blog $150 flat fee
10/5/2015Women's Health AustraliaPrintWriting$0.70 per word
10/5/2015CleoPrintWriting$0.60 per word
9/29/2015Silicon ANGLEDigitalWriting$0.10 per wordUp to $0.12
9/29/2015VoxDigitalWriting$500 flatPersonal essay
9/10/2015BBCDigitalWriting$311 flatFor 500 words
9/10/2015The GuardianDigitalWriting$387 flatPer 1,000 words
9/10/2015VICEDigitalWriting$343 flatPer 1,200 words
9/9/2015PandoDailyDigitalWriting$250 flatFor shorter pieces (mine was 750 words)
9/9/2015Think ProgressDigitalWriting$200 flat
9/8/2015J. CrewPrintWriting$450 per day
8/21/2015BridesPrintWriting$2 per wordReported. I was assigned a story at this rate
8/21/2015Ligiddy.comDigitalWriting$40 flat
8/14/2015Spare Change News (Boston)PrintWriting$25 flatUp to $50. Both digital and print. Flat, under 1,000 words: $25 Flat, over 1,000 words: $50
8/14/2015ThrillistDigitalWriting$1,500 flat For longform reporting
8/11/2015AtllerDigitalWriting$0.30 per word
8/5/2015Community GroupPrintDesign$50 per hour
7/31/2015Popular SciencePrintWriting$2 per wordFeature story w/ multiple revisions
7/28/2015The National (Abu Dhabi Media Company)PrintWriting$0.54 per wordAll stories appear online too
7/27/2015BeyondMVPDigitalWriting$100 flat
7/6/2015Piccolo UniverseDigitalWriting$80 flat
6/13/2015Travel + LeisureDigitalWriting$100 flatUp to $250. The website was recently overhauled and new editors brought in. Pay rates have dropped significantly from $1,000 to $250-$100
6/10/2015The New York Times, InternationalPrintWriting$528 flatGreat Homes and Destinations section, 700 words
6/9/2015Latin TradePrintWriting$0.50 per word
6/9/2015Latin FinancePrintWriting$0.70 per wordRate varies, but starts at $0.60-$0.70/word
6/4/2015Working MotherDigitalWriting$300 flat
5/29/2015CareerAddictDigitalWriting$20 flat
5/2/2015EBSCODigitalWriting$1.50 per word
4/24/2015The LoopDigitalWriting$185 flatRates vary depending on type of gallery, but generally $250 CDN is the rate for researched slideshows of eleven photos or more (numbers in the higher teens and low twenties are preferred). In addition to writing captions, contributors are responsible for sourcing and editing photos
4/24/2015Food & Nutrition MagazinePrintWriting$1 per word
4/23/2015The Advocate MagazineDigitalWriting$25 flat
4/23/2015SheKnowsDigitalWriting$55 flatLight research, no custom photos
4/23/2015Fast CompanyDigitalWriting$0.10 per word
4/23/2015KickerDigitalWriting$50 flatRegular freelance. Web-sourced current events coverage
4/18/2015Sacramento News & ReviewPrintWriting$0.20 per wordNews story -- long or short -- I was paid by the word, no matter how long I was with the company (over a decade), this rate never changed, no matter how many in-depth features I turned in for them. / Articles appear in BOTH digital and print versions of paper
4/18/2015SF ChroniclePrintWriting$600 flatReported/Analysis piece. 900 words + multiple sources
4/18/2015SF ChroniclePrintWriting$150 flat600-word reported op-ed; at LEAST three sources, typically more + "How to get involved" sidebar links/info graf // Runs in BOTH Digital and Print.with reprint rights in NYTimes, et al
4/14/2015Brit + Co.DigitalWriting$20 flat
4/14/2015CosmopolitanDigitalWriting$100 flat
4/14/2015LoverlyDigitalWriting$30 flat
4/11/2015EContent MagazineDigitalWriting$200 flat
4/11/2015The BarkPrintWriting$0.35 per word
4/11/2015Boys' LifePrintWriting$1 per wordArchive payments once a year for digital use
4/11/2015Model RetailerPrintWriting$0.25 per word
4/11/2015Pizza TodayPrintWriting$0.50 per word
4/11/2015Family CirclePrintWriting$2 per word
4/10/2015Hewlett-PackardDigitalMisc.$85 per hourMarketing strategy
4/1/2015Fast CompanyDigitalWriting$400 flat
4/1/2015Asian ScientistDigitalWriting$0.17 per wordSometimes the digitally published articles are used for print issues! Must be dealt with by the editor
4/1/2015Progressive Farmer MagazineDigitalAudio/Video$800 per dayVideography
3/29/2015Investor's Business DailyPrintWriting$450 flat$200 for web only
3/29/2015Institutional Investor AlphaPrintWriting$1.25 per word
3/29/2015Forbes.comDigitalWriting$40 flatPlus $0.005 per page view and $0.05 per repeat visitor
3/29/2015Institutional InvestorDigitalWriting$500 flat
3/29/2015stylerescue.comDigitalDesign$20 per hourWeb design
3/29/2015Zaner-BloserPrintWriting$60 per hourCopywriting. Writing and editing curriculum materials for children
3/21/2015VariousDigitalDesign$3,000 flatWeb design
3/19/2015Trazee TravelDigitalWriting$20 flat300-500 words
3/17/2015Vanichi MagazineDigitalWriting$30 flat
3/16/2015Global TravelerPrintWriting$0.40 per word
3/16/2015Failure MagazineDigitalWriting$50 flat
3/16/2015HemispheresPrintWriting$1.00 per word
3/16/2015IndieWireDigitalWriting$150 flat
3/16/2015The FreelancerDigitalWriting$300 flat$200 for columns, $300 for reporting
3/6/2015The New Statesman's CityMetricDigitalWriting$63 flatReported, 800 words
3/6/2015The GuardianDigitalWriting$195 flatReported, 500 words. £310 for 1,000 words is their rate-for-all, non-negotiable
3/5/2015The AtlanticDigitalWriting$200 flat
2/26/2015NextCityDigitalWriting$.50 per wordHeavily reported 3,000-word article
2/25/2015POLITICO MagazineDigitalWriting$500 flat rate
2/11/2015Reviews.comDigitalWriting$2,000 flat
2/11/2015The New York TimesPrintWriting$.50 per wordYou have a flat rate listed for the NYT, but I was paid by the word for a 1,300-word feature in the Sunday Metropolitan section. Perhaps they pay differently according to section?
2/10/2015Life by DailyBurnDigitalWriting$150 flatStories are often longer than typical low-rate stories, usually around 600-800 words
2/10/2015RodaleDigitalWriting$200 flatUp to $300. Quick-hit stories for MensHealth.com
2/10/2015Consumer ReportsPrintWriting$2 per word
2/10/2015DwellPrintWriting$1.00 per wordReported
2/10/2015MarieClaire.comDigitalWriting$100 flat
2/10/2015Balanced Living MagazineDigitalWriting$500 flatThis magazine is BOTH digital and print. I write feature stories for them, which requires that I interview one or two sources whose input I include (direct and indirect quotes) in the stories
2/10/2015Cleveland ClinicDigitalWriting$200 flatThese stories require that I interview one to two sources as experts as well as analyze abstracts from the clinical trials they are involved in, then write a feature story about it
2/10/2015Al Jazeera AmericaDigitalWriting$350 flatReported
2/9/2015Mint.comDigitalWriting$150 flatUp to $300 flat
2/9/2015TH MediaPrintWriting$100 flat700-1,000 words
2/7/2015Smithsonian.comDigitalWriting$400 flat
2/7/2015New York MagazinePrintWriting$1.50 per word
2/4/2015Fast CompanyDigitalWriting$0.50 per word
1/28/2015Marie ClairePrintWriting$2.00 per word
1/28/2015Art RadarDigitalWriting$25 flat
1/28/2015EaterDigitalWriting$25 flat500-600 words for digital
1/26/2015Drink MeDigitalWriting$5 flatUp to $100
1/26/2015sheFINDSDigitalWriting$15 flatUp to $30
1/24/2015MoneySensePrintWriting$800 flatFor back of book lifestyle features. All of the rest is written by staffers and contributing eds
1/23/2015Daily ParentDigitalWriting$125 flatWeb sourced
1/23/2015Village VoiceDigitalWriting$40 flat$40 flat rate for reported articles, $100 flat rate for reported "top 10" features
1/22/2015USA TodayDigitalWriting$100 flatFor 10Best section. A list of the 10 best [insert restaurants, neighborhoods, bars, activities]
1/15/2015LA TimesDigitalDesign$300 flat rate
1/14/2015LA TimesPrintWriting$250 flatThis is the LA Times's standard op-ed payment, I believe
1/13/2015BustleDigitalWriting$20 flat$20 for news, $40 for feature. News are web-sourced with women-centric slant, features are personal essays and listicles
1/13/2015Advertising AgeDigitalWriting$1 per word
1/12/2015ComputerworldDigitalWriting$1 per wordBased on my own experience. (Used to be $1.25/word!)
1/12/2015IndieWireDigitalWriting$100 flatThey just lowered their rates
1/12/2015Prism Magazine (ESA)PrintWriting$75 flat800 words
1/12/2015CheapismDigitalWriting$.10 per word
1/12/2015Bitch MediaPrintWriting$25 flatUp to $100 flat. We pay $100 for features, $50 for front-of-book pieces, and $25 for short Love/Shove articles
1/12/2015The AtlanticDigitalWriting$150 flatReported
1/12/2015The AtlanticDigitalWriting$100 flatReported
1/12/2015SpinDigitalWriting$150 flat
1/11/2015Michigan TodayDigitalWriting$800 flatReported feature
1/11/2015Chronicle of PhilanthropyDigitalWriting$1 per wordReported
1/11/2015Modern FarmerDigitalWriting$250 flatReported feature
1/11/2015Everett TribunePrintWriting$40 flatPrint and digital
1/10/2015WiredPrintWriting$2 per word
1/10/2015YRB MagazinePrintWriting$2,000 flat
1/9/2015Surface MagazinePrintWriting$200 flatReported
1/9/2015Jezebel.comDigitalWriting$200 flat
1/9/2015TruStory MediaDigitalWriting$15 flatAny kind of article/interview, minimum 350 words
1/9/2015EnsiaDigitalWriting$1 per wordPay rate is same for online and print
1/9/2015DogsterDigitalWriting$50 flatListicle of 1,100 words.
1/9/2015Women In Higher EducationPrintWriting$150 flat800-900 word reported piece
1/9/2015Architectural RecordPrintWriting$850 flat800-850 words
1/9/2015Refinery29DigitalWriting$150 flat
1/9/2015NylonDigitalWriting$100 flat
1/9/2015Chronicle of Higher Education VitaeDigitalWriting$200 flat1,400 word piece, can be reported, researched, or essay
1/9/2015The ToastPrintWriting$100 flatLongform reported piece. 3,500 words
1/9/2015Noodle EducationDigitalWriting$30 flatCan rise to $70. Web-sourced, occasional interviews, APA style citations
1/9/2015Plum DeluxeDigitalWriting$30 flat
1/9/2015VICEDigitalWriting$150 flatInterview
1/9/2015Houston ChronicleDigitalWriting$250 flatTravel
1/9/2015JSTOR DailyDigitalWriting$500 flatLongform feature
1/9/2015Modern FarmerDigitalWriting$100 flat
1/9/2015Mental FlossDigitalWriting$100 flat
1/9/2015TheSimpleDollar.comDigitalWriting$100 flat$150 flat for experienced writers. Mostly web-sourced with some reporting mixed in. Given constraints, they don't expect deep reporting and quotes from CEOs
1/9/2015Otaku USA MagazineDigitalWriting$25 flat$.10 per word for print
1/9/2015IGNDigitalWriting$200 flatFeature
1/9/2015The Washington PostDigitalWriting$150 flat
1/9/2015IEEE SpectrumDigitalWriting$300 flatReported blog post
1/9/2015IEEE SpectrumDigitalWriting$100 flatWeb sourced blog post, 500-600 words
1/9/2015Hersam AcornPrintWriting$90 flatSubmitting for print means it will be published online for same rate inclusive
1/9/2015IEEE SpectrumDigitalWriting$1 per wordUp to $1.50. Reported news articles and features, usually 700+ words
1/9/2015Mommyish.comDigitalWriting$50 flatBlog post. 800 words plus
1/9/2015The New York TimesDigitalWriting$100 flatMotherlode blog essay
1/9/2015AskMen.comDigitalWriting$150 flat
11/23/2014UNDPDigitalMisc.$400 per dayKnowledge management
11/22/2014Morgan StanleyPrintMisc.$700 per dayBusiness Analyst
11/22/2014Red BullPrintDesign$50 per hour
11/21/2014Urban OrganicDigitalDesign$2,000 flatWeb design
11/21/2014Pratt InstitutePrintWriting$25 per hourCopyediting. Both digital and print, on-site
11/21/2014MGP LtdDigitalDesign$31 per hour
11/21/2014NPR AffiliateRadioMisc.$2,000 per monthEvent Booking
11/21/2014TheBodyDigitalWriting$0.33 per wordThis is for original work - opinion, lifestyle, politics. For news items culled from other sources, I get $0.25 per word
11/21/2014House of KaizenDigitalWriting$80 per hour
11/21/2014California News ReelDigitalAudio/Video$45 per hourVideo editing
11/21/2014ScholasticPrintDesign$46 per hour
11/20/2014The Daily MailDigitalPhotography$50 flat
11/20/2014Smithsonian OnlineDigitalPhotography$200 flat
11/20/2014AccentureDigitalMisc.$0.15 per wordTranslation
11/20/2014Ohio TodayDigitalPhotography$200 flat
11/20/2014Profile LaserDigitalDesign$50 per hourWeb design
11/20/2014Seeds of Peace, Junior Statesman AssociationDigitalWriting$65 per hourGrant writing
11/20/2014Sotheby's InternationalDigitalPhotography$150 flat
11/20/2014J.CrewPrintDesign$450 per day
11/20/2014Refinery29DigitalDesign$450 per day
11/20/2014The New York TimesDigitalPhotography$75 per hour
11/20/2014Landmarks Preservation CommissionDigitalMisc.$150 per hourArchitecture
11/20/2014Studio229DigitalAudio/Video$5000 flatMotion Graphics
11/20/2014European MuseumsPrintMisc.$36 per pageTranslation
11/20/2014MAC Cosmetics, Cole HaanPrintDesign$600 per day
11/20/2014Jamestown GazettePrintWriting$25 flatAlso available online
11/20/2014HachettePrintMisc.$25 per hourProofreading
11/20/2014A&E TelevisionDigitalAudio/Video$550 per dayVideo editing
11/20/2014Yahoo! NewsDigitalAudio/Video$500 per dayVideo editing
11/20/2014LocaleurDigitalWriting$75 flatTake your own photos too
11/20/2014Rizzoli International PublicationsPrintMisc.$0.20 per wordTranslation
11/20/2014Food NetworkDigitalAudio/Video$500 per dayVideo editing
11/20/2014Departures MagazinePrintDesign$35 per hour
11/20/2014LifescriptDigitalWriting$600 flat1,500 words
11/20/2014Time Inc.PrintWriting$1.50 per word
11/20/2014ForbesDigitalAudio/Video$300 per dayVideography
11/20/2014DisneyPrintDesign$50 per hourUp to $200
11/20/2014Atlas ObscuraDigitalWriting$40 flat600-word article and photos with light reporting
11/20/2014C MagazinePrintPhotography$500 flat
11/20/2014PearsonDigitalWriting$45 per hour
11/20/2014WordPressDigitalDesign$60 per hourWeb development
11/20/2014NPPADigitalMisc.$500 flatIllustration
11/19/2014Kiehl's SkincarePrintDesign$60 per hour
11/19/2014Editora AticaDigitalMisc.$300 per drawingIllustration
11/19/2014High-Tech Manufacturing StartupDigitalAudio/Video$115 per hourMotion Graphics
11/19/2014Major Pharmaceutical CorporationDigitalAudio/Video$100 per hourMotion Graphics
11/19/2014Freelancers UnionDigitalDesign$100 per hourWeb development
11/19/2014Edible Communities MagazinePrintWriting$500 flat2,250 words. This is for pieces that can involve a great deal of research and many interviews
11/19/2014ABC NewsDigitalAudio/Video$800 per dayVideography
11/19/2014ReutersDigitalAudio/Video$450 per dayVideography
11/19/2014HarvardPrintDesign$500 flat
11/19/2014Conde NastPrintWriting$38 per hourCopyediting
11/19/2014HearstPrintWriting$38 per hourCopyediting
11/18/2014BuzzFeedPrintDesign$50 per hour
11/18/2014WeddingDigitalPhotography$300 per hour
11/18/2014Failure MagazineDigitalWriting$50 flatShort book review
11/13/2014ComplexDigitalWriting$150 flat
11/13/2014Wedding Industry BlogDigitalWriting$75 flat600-1,000 words, 0-1 sources
11/12/2014SB Nation LongformDigitalWriting$1,500 flatUp to $2,500. Reported with several sources. Investigative piece about sports that is about 4,000 to 6,000 words
11/12/2014FanSidedDigitalWriting$1 per 1,000 viewsThis website uses sweat shop mentality where they require that you churn out thousands of words. Please, for the sake of writers everywhere, don't let them exploit your talents
11/12/2014Boston MagazineDigitalWriting$100 flatWeb-sourced opinion about Boston sports
11/12/2014Outside MagazineDigitalWriting$250 flat800 words. List-driven but investigative story about international travel
11/12/2014BroBibleDigitalWriting$50 flatWeb-sourced, list-driven content. 600-1,000 words
11/12/2014The AtlanticDigitalWriting$150 flat2,000 words. Reported
11/11/2014LocalVoxDigitalWriting$15 flat250 words
11/11/2014The GreensheetDigitalWriting$80 flatCopywriting. 700-900 word blog post. Position canceled due to structural reorg
11/6/2014Your Cat MagazinePrintWriting$125 per 1,000 wordsNo quotes or interviews just a personal travel piece involving cats. Sent my own images too
11/6/2014North Norfolk LivingPrintWriting$48 flat300 words
11/6/2014Stephens MediaPrintWriting$25 flatVery few freelance writers want to write for the newspaper in North Carolina because the time involved in writing even a short piece because of this low pay rate
11/6/2014The IndependentPrintWriting$50 flat
11/6/2014Mainely Media, LLCPrintWriting$30 flat500-750 words. The market for freelance journalists in Southern Maine is abysmal. I am the copywriter for this company and rarely write for them because it's just not worth it
11/6/2014The Daily MailPrintWriting$313 flat500 words. Wanted it in 3 days
11/2/2014Brownbook MagazinePrintWriting$250 flat1,000 words
10/30/2014Reuters NewsDigitalWriting$50 flatUp to $200. Reuters pays whatever it wants. Between $50 and $200 for reporting and writing a story. The fees are not determined in advance and can seem arbitrary
10/30/2014The New York TimesPrintWriting$.40 per word$.20 per word for a shared byline
10/30/2014The New York TimesPrintWriting$20 an hourLegwork
10/30/2014Reuters HealthDigitalWriting$150 flatAssignment was to read a medical journal article, talk to one of the authors as well as to an outside researcher, and to write the story. Usually runs between 700 and 900 words
10/28/2014DwellDigitalWriting$50 flat150 words. Additionally sent in 5 high-res pics with captions of 1-3 sentences for each shot
10/28/2014news.com.auDigitalWriting$300 flat800 words. Inverviewed three sources
10/27/2014Times Publications, Phoenix, AZPrintWriting$500 flatReporting, using a basic minimum of three interviewed sources. 1,800 to 2,000 word piece. flat rate, but based on that length
10/27/2014Xconomy.com (San Diego)DigitalWriting$250 flat
10/24/2014HaaretzDigitalWriting$300 flat
10/24/2014The GuardianDigitalPhotography$500 per day
10/23/2014New ScientistPrintWriting$.63 per word
10/22/2014Arrive MagazinePrintWriting$1 per wordReported
10/22/2014Contract MagazinePrintWriting$1 per wordReported
10/22/2014DeparturesDigitalWriting$0.30 per wordWeb-sourced
10/22/2014Drivethedistrict.comPrintWriting$.80 per wordWeb-sourced
10/22/2014Wall Street JournalPrintWriting$2 per wordReported
10/22/2014University of PennsylvaniaPrintWriting$1 per wordAlumni mags; reported
10/22/2014Hospitality DesignPrintWriting$.80 per wordReported
10/21/2014Esquire.comDigitalWriting$100 flatThe $100 flat fee is for online only
10/21/2014IndieWireDigitalWriting$100 flat
10/21/2014The Daily BeastDigitalWriting$300 flatI was told the $300 is "starting rate for reported pieces"
10/21/2014VultureDigitalWriting$200 flatIt's possible they've lowered the rate to $150 recently -- when I began writing there a year ago, it was $200
10/16/2014Boy Scouts, Scouting MagazinePrintWriting$1700 flat2,000 words
10/16/2014Super LawyersPrintWriting$1,500 flat2,000 words. Personal profile which required talking to subject and six other sources
10/15/2014BobbitDigitalWriting$200 per pageB2B article quoting numerous industry sources
10/14/2014NBCUniversalDigitalWriting$550 per dayCopywriting. This was for digital, print and on-air work for a cable network. Everything from show descriptions to tagline exploration to scripting commercials. This was the rate for intermittent projects. Additionally, I worked on retainer for them, with a guarantee of 4 days of work per week, at $450 a day for a few months.
10/8/2014TakePart.comDigitalWriting$200 flat400-600 words. Reported article averages $200, but I have been paid as much as $500-$700 for slightly longer (1,500-2,000 word) pieces that are attached to topical series promoting Participant Media's films, which TakePart does periodically
10/7/2014NewsTaco.comDigitalWriting$.50 per wordStories could run up to 2,000 words, so 50 cents a word is pretty decent these days
10/7/2014NBCNewsDigitalPhotography$100 per photo
10/7/2014NBCNews.comDigitalWriting$200 flatRegardless of the length of the story, short or long, that is the going rate on NBCNews.com. The average length they ask for a story is between 800-1,000 words
10/6/2014Mountain MagazinePrintWriting$1 per wordPrint and digital rights. A buck a word has been the ongoing rate in the specialty magazine world for going on 20-30 years now. Which is why so many of us who worked in the field in the 80s are so pissed off, now
10/6/2014New Statesman (UK)PrintWriting$219 flat600 words. Took about a month after publishing date to get paid
10/5/2014The New York TimesPrintWriting$1.00 per wordReported with interviews
10/5/2014TruStory MediaDigitalWriting$15 flatMinimum 350 words. Web-sourced; however, a "What's in Your..." feature that would require interviewing someone also pays the same $15 flat rate
10/5/2014Sydney Morning HeraldPrintWriting$0.49 per wordReported feature for supplements
10/5/2014The New RepublicDigitalWriting$150 flat800 words. An argumentative essay in response to The New Republic's July cover story, "Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League"
10/5/2014The Women's Media CenterDigitalWriting$200 flatThey used to offer $300. Current editor asks for rewrites. Piece can included one to three interviewed people. You are not allowed to cross-post anywhere, including on your own site. 800 word articles
10/4/2014VocativDigitalWriting$300 flat400 words, heavy editing for their 'voice'
10/4/2014School Library JournalDigitalWriting$150 flat500 words, original sources
10/4/2014UN DispatchDigitalWriting$40 flat400 word post
10/3/2014SmartBear SoftwareDigitalWriting$1 per wordSome $500 per-blog-post flat rates as well
10/2/2014HackerRankDigitalWriting$250 flatBlogging
9/30/2014Redesign RevolutionDigitalWriting$15 flat200-500 words. Web sourced
9/30/2014Gawker MediaDigitalWriting$300 flat800 words, websourced
9/29/2014Women in the WorldDigitalWriting$150 flatFor Women in the World's digital site, in conjunction with The Daily Beast at the time. I was working from out of the U.S.
9/29/2014MeredithPrintWriting$2 per wordThis seems to be standard pay for features and department pieces in several Meredith publications I've written for
9/29/2014American City Business JournalsPrintWriting$150 flat850-900 words plus an info box
9/29/2014BuzzFeedDigitalWriting$1,600 flatPlus travel expenses. 5,000 word story with rigorous reporting
9/28/2014BuzzfeedDigitalWriting$300 flat
9/28/2014The New YorkerDigitalWriting$250 flatPrint is more
9/28/2014Washington Post Style SectionDigitalWriting$350 flatCeiling of 2,000 words
9/28/2014The New York TimesPrintWriting$200 flatSports section
9/28/2014Hearst Digital MediaDigitalWriting$50 flatUp to $100. Websourced. Original reporting will give you more
9/26/2014The New York TimesPrintWriting$1,000 flatReported column ranging from 850 to 1,100 words. Contract requires selling all rights. Content is then distributed liberally through the NY Times Syndicate, with no additional compensation
9/25/2014BustleDigitalWriting$50 flatReported
9/25/2014Refinery29DigitalWriting$200 flatReported
9/25/2014BustleDigitalWriting$20 flat400-500 words. Web sourced, seoptimized
9/24/2014The WeekDigitalWriting$100 flat~1000 words, some reporting (2 phone calls) and some web research for background
9/23/2014USA TodayPrintWriting$300 flat700 to 850 word piece for a special suplement section for sports
9/23/2014MTV IggyPrintWriting$200 flatThe editor doesn't require much. She usually likes the pieces to run 800-1,100 words and have at least one quote. Also should note, they are terrible about paying you. The checks come but often months after the invoice and piece has been submitted. There has also been two incidents where I've had to re-submit my invoice for some unknown reason.
9/23/2014The GothamistDigitalWriting$175 flatAround 1,100 words with three sources quoted in piece. There was two revisions. The editor dangled a meager carrot, saying they usually pay $175 but this piece could be worth $200. Then the check arrived and it was $175. I will say they were quite timely in their payment. The check arrived the day after I submitted my invoice.
9/23/2014ICG MagazineDigitalWriting$.25 per wordFor web exclusive
9/23/2014ICG MagazinePrintWriting$.45 per wordUsually runs digital as well
9/23/2014VarietyPrintWriting$0.50 per wordUsually runs digital as well.
9/23/2014VarietyDigitalWriting$150 flatGenerally for a web-only piece (event coverage, panel at a film festival/event, etc.) there isn't a strict word limit
9/22/2014HDVideoProPrintWriting$750 flat1250-words, must gather photography as well
9/22/2014HDVideoProPrintWriting$1,000 flat1500-1750-words, must gather photography as well
9/22/2014Seattle GlobalistDigitalWriting$50 flatReported article
9/22/2014FreelanceMom.comDigitalWriting$75 flatLongform, websourced
9/22/2014VendHQDigitalWriting$100 flatWeb-sourced, reported blogging
9/22/2014Independent RestaurateurPrintWriting$50 flatBusiness profile on restaurant owner
9/22/2014Make A Living WritingDigitalWriting$50 flatPersonal experience essay
9/22/2014GovLoopDigitalWriting$75 flatWeb-sourced
9/22/2014The New York TimesDigitalWriting$100 flatMotherlode blog
9/22/2014Computerworld.comDigitalWriting$100 per slide100-150 words per final slide
9/22/2014New RelicDigitalWriting$300 flat500 words. Based on list of questions sent via email
9/22/2014Nerve.comDigitalWriting$300 flat
9/22/2014Joint Commission ResourcesPrintWriting$55 an hour1,200-word article. Maximum 12 hours. Each article involved interviewing between 2-4 sources.
9/22/2014Texas HighwaysPrintWriting$.50 per wordAlso appears in digital format
9/22/2014Pregnancy & Newborn MagazinePrintWriting$250 flat1,000-1,500 words. Two to three professional sources plus one "real person" source
9/22/2014Esquire.comDigitalWriting$50 flatFor "Eat Like a Man" blog
9/22/2014Guardian Liberty VoicePrintWriting$300 flat
9/22/2014The BelieverPrintWriting$300 flatFor 6,000 word interview
9/22/2014BankrateDigitalWriting$.50 per wordReported
9/22/2014Washington PostPrintWriting$600 flat$600 per cover story/$300 per short inside column. Reported
9/22/2014ZoomNews.es (SPAIN)PrintWriting$42 flatReported. Web-sourced. Any kind of content. 800 words per article
9/21/2014Four Seasons WeddingsDigitalWriting$250 flat
9/21/2014Flower MagazinePrintWriting$450 flatPrint articles are about 600-800 words
9/21/2014Atlanta Homes & LifestylesPrintWriting$400 flatAssignments are about 600 words
9/21/2014WomeneticsDigitalWriting$100 flat
9/21/2014CMSWireDigitalWriting$125 flat
9/21/2014EContent MagazineDigitalWriting$200 flat
9/21/2014EContent MagazinePrintWriting$275 flat
9/21/2014Glamour.comDigitalWriting$50 flatBlog post
9/21/2014Travel + LeisureDigitalWriting$1,000 flatTravel + Leisure online's slideshow stories pay a flat rate of $1,000 per story, which consists of a 300+ word intro and 10-20 slides of about 75 words in length
9/21/2014Travel + LeisurePrintWriting$2 per word
9/21/2014Paste MagazineDigitalWriting$50 flatWord count hovers around 500-1,000 depending on event/subject, but they're not picky about it. This rate is for interviews/Q&As/event coverage/etc
9/21/2014IndieWireDigitalWriting$20 flatThey admitted to this being a terrible rate, but say they're still new and are trying to get their footing
9/21/2014IndieWireDigitalWriting$150 flatThis is for the main website, as each separate blog have their own prices, usually lower. They're not super strict about word count, but hover somewhere around 500-1000 depending on event/subject
9/21/2014U.S. Green CouncilDigitalWriting$1,000 flatInterviews and category research
9/21/2014ForbesDigitalWriting$625 flatCategory research and reporting
9/21/2014EtsyDigitalWriting$300 flatCurated products & researched studies
9/21/2014VerilyDigitalWriting$50 flat300 word personal nonfiction
9/21/2014Vanity FairDigitalWriting$550 flatConducted 1 interview
9/21/2014PTCDigitalWriting$1.50 per word
9/21/2014Journal Communications Inc.DigitalWriting$175 flat650 words, multiple source story with sources supplied
9/21/2014Navigator PublishingPrintWriting$.25 per wordReported
9/21/2014IHSDigitalWriting$1.50 per wordReported article for company marketing publication
9/21/2014Consumers DigestPrintWriting$1 per wordThey gave me the word count up-front and told me it would be $1 per word, but if I went over word count, I wouldn't be paid more
9/21/2014Grand EditorialPrintWriting$525 flat1,200-word travel feature. This assignment was part of an advertising supplement that was included with the print edition of the magazine
9/21/2014InstinctPrintWriting$300 flat2,000 word travel feature
9/21/2014MetrosourcePrintWriting$300 flat1,500 word travel feature
9/21/2014Frontiers LAPrintWriting$150 flat1,000-word travel feature
9/21/2014Global TravelerPrintWriting$350 flat800 word travel feature
9/21/2014Global TravelerPrintWriting$175 flat400 word travel feature. Global Traveler is very clear and up-front about the pay rate and writers are paid promptly
9/21/2014Dot429DigitalWriting$35 flat500-1,200 words
9/21/2014MarketWatch.comDigitalWriting$400 flatArticles/columns required a lot of reporting and research. Appeared online at MarketWatch.com and in print in The Wall Street Journal Sunday. Online versions are around 2,000 words, while print versions were about 1,000 words.
9/21/2014Consumer ReportsDigitalWriting$1 per wordUp to $1.50. Shorter stories (typically under 500 words) that relied on web sources were typically $1 per word. Longer pieces (around 1,000 words) that required a lot of reporting were $1.50 per word
9/21/2014Minneapolis Star TribunePrintWriting$400 flatTravel, includes photos
9/21/2014Hemispheres MagazinePrintWriting$1.00 per word
9/21/2014AAA's Northern New England JourneyPrintWriting$1 per word
9/21/2014Everyday With Rachael RayPrintWriting$2.00 per wordReported content, heavily edited
9/21/2014Idea GroveDigitalWriting$100 flat500-600 words. Blog writing for different companies
9/21/2014Energy PointsPrintWriting$45 per hourGhostwriting. Based on notes
9/21/2014Yale UniversityDigitalWriting$50 per hourReporting, editing, content curation
9/21/2014Helium Content SourceDigitalWriting$45 flat rateWebsourced, confidential clients
9/21/2014ecoRI NewsDigitalWriting$100 flatReported, 500-700 words
9/21/2014Midwest Energy NewsDigitalWriting$550 flatReported
9/21/2014The BankerPrintPhotography$400 per six photos
9/21/2014Insight on BusinessPrintWriting$200 flatUsually 3 to 5 sources
9/21/2014Banking TechnologyPrintWriting$.75 per word
9/21/2014Washington PostDigitalWriting$150 flatWeb-sourced mostly, about 800 words. Life-style focus/opinion.
9/21/2014NarrativelyDigitalWriting$200 flat1,000 words. They pay between $100-$300 for 500-2,000 words
9/21/2014Eldiario.esDigitalWriting$53 flat
9/21/2014Nature IndiaDigitalWriting$.073 per word5 rupees. Reported
9/21/2014Sanctuary AsiaPrintWriting$.015 per word1 rupee
9/20/2014BBC NewsDigitalWriting$441 flat800-word reported story, multiple sources with pictures
9/20/2014VICEDigitalWriting$150 flat1,000 word reported feature in a hazard zone, with pictures
9/20/2014NarrativelyDigitalWriting$150 flat2,500 words. Foreign reported feature with photos, no expenses paid
9/20/2014MensJournal.comDigitalWriting$150 flat200-300 word review or single source article
9/20/2014Natural Awakenings DCPrintWriting$50 flatLocal profile article for the DC metro area edition. Appears in print and online
9/20/2014AudioFilePrintWriting$10 flat125 words, print or digital
9/20/2014CityLabDigitalWriting$325 flat
9/20/2014Huffington Post CanadaDigitalWriting$150 flatListicle format, requiring either no interviews or one
9/20/2014ScienceNetwork WADigitalWriting$.66 per wordOne interview, 400 word hard news story
9/20/2014Goldstar.comDigitalWriting$35 per hourOngoing, full-time gig
9/20/2014ShmoopDigitalWriting$5 per hourThis company is exploitative, cheap, and lacking in editorial standards. I wrote for Shmoop's "Careers" section. The rate was $100-$150 for 3,000 words. Avoid this place like the plague. It has this California "feel-good" veneer but it is actually a sweatshop in the sunshine.
9/20/2014AmericaeconomiaPrintWriting$500 flat
9/20/2014ThrillistDigitalWriting$100 flatEvery city's freelancer gets $100 for round-up lists and $25-$100 for weekend play books
9/20/2014DevexDigitalWriting$0.50 per word
9/20/2014Wall Street Journal, Greater New YorkPrintWriting$30 per hour
9/20/2014CrowdSourceDigitalWriting$1 per articleCopyediting. Articles were 100 words
9/20/2014McMurryPrintWriting$.75 per wordHospital newsletters, never any rewrites. Lower than my usual per word rate but super easy
9/20/2014Better Homes and GardensPrintWriting$2 per word
9/20/2014More MagazinePrintWriting$2 per word
9/20/2014InvestopediaDigitalWriting$100 flatBlog post
9/20/2014InvestopediaDigitalWriting$300 flatShort article
9/20/2014The AtlanticDigitalWriting$250 flatPersonal essay with some research
9/20/2014Oculus PublishersDigitalWriting$0.05 per wordWeekly ghostwriting project
9/20/2014Daily ParentDigitalWriting$150 flatLight reporting, about 750 words
9/20/2014The ToastDigitalWriting$50 flatEssay
9/20/2014ParentsPrintWriting$1.50 per word
9/20/2014The BarkPrintWriting$.30 per wordMore if rush, otherwise standard; reported
9/20/2014ESPNDigitalAudio/Video$300 per dayMotion Graphics
9/20/2014World Bank GroupDigitalMisc.$110 flatInternational development
9/20/2014Vegas SevenPrintWriting$100 flatOwed thousands in back pay, numerous freelancers owed money more than 6 months late. 700 word Q&A
9/20/2014BuzzFeedDigitalWriting$100 flatRound-up, no reporting
9/20/2014TodayDigitalWriting$150 flatUp to $300. Approximate rate for a roundup or reported lifestyle story, depending on complexity and reporting involved
9/20/2014Bored.comDigitalWriting$15 flatListicle, 15+ images
9/20/2014Meredith Xcelerated MarketingPrintWriting$1.50 per wordReported
9/20/2014CNBC.comDigitalWriting$1 per wordReported
9/20/2014Financial PlanningPrintWriting$1.50 per wordReported article
9/20/2014Men's JournalDigitalWriting$150 flat300 words, online article, with one or two sources
9/20/2014The New York TimesPrintWriting$700 flat1,000 words. It required plenty of quotes from different sources. The photographs were taken by a professional. They purchased first global rights but the contract included a 1-month exclusivity period in which I could not re-sell the article. I didn't think one month was that big a deal when I submitted the contract, but lord was I wrong. Through the NYT syndicate, the article was re-sold practically everywhere in that time. Ugh!
9/20/2014LhymeDigitalWriting$.10 per word250 words. Content is almost entirely web-sourced
9/20/2014Chronicle VitaeDigitalWriting$200 flat
9/20/2014SlateDigitalWriting$100 flatScience & Health division. This seemed low to me but it was my first piece for them so I went with it
9/20/2014The ToastDigitalWriting$100 flatLongform, 3,000+ Words
9/20/2014The Chambersburg Public OpinionPrintWriting$50 flat$50 per piece regardless of size, $10 flat fee for all photos combined
9/20/2014Telegraph (UK)PrintWriting$313 flat750 words. First person feature
9/20/2014LUXE MagazinePrintWriting$1 per wordPhoto captions are not included in the $1-per-word rate
9/20/2014The Telegraph (UK) Stella MagazinePrintWriting$750 flat1,400 words. Researched feature
9/20/2014SheKnowsDigitalWriting$70 flatMostly opinions on current events. Very little research
9/20/2014Career AddictDigitalWriting$20 flatArticles have to be longer than 500 words
9/20/2014Woman's WorldPrintWriting$500 flat
9/20/2014CNNDigitalWriting$250 flatHealth section. One interview and several print sources
9/20/2014AXS.comDigitalWriting$3 flat
9/20/2014The Next WebDigitalWriting$200 flat600-2,000 word articles. A mixture of web-sourced and original reporting
9/20/2014Central Oregon MagazinePrintWriting$0.25 per wordLocal travel and food articles
9/19/2014HearstDigitalWriting$400 flatUsually with slideshow of 10-100 items
9/19/2014Niche MediaPrintWriting$1 per word
9/19/2014HearstPrintWriting$300 per dayMarket editor
9/19/2014VerizonDigitalWriting$400 flatWeb-sourced, lists and features, under 700 words
9/19/2014HumanaDigitalWriting$350 flatUnder 700 words. Web-sourced, but acquired images from sources
9/19/2014The CauldronDigitalWriting$50 flatTries to get writers to do an unpaid "trial period" but can be negotiated. Have heard it's up to $150 now, but not certain
9/19/2014Daily ParentDigitalWriting$100 flat rateReported
9/19/2014The AtlanticDigitalWriting$150 flatLong-ish form, highly reported piece which was pitched as a completed piece but required several more days of reporting and calls and sustained heavy edits
9/19/2014Women's HealthPrintWriting$2 per wordReported with web-sourced health studies
9/19/2014Civil EatsDigitalWriting$200 flatReported
9/19/2014The AtlanticDigitalWriting$250 flatEssay
9/19/2014Paste MagazineDigitalWriting$50 flatBlog post
9/19/2014xoJaneDigitalWriting$50 flat
9/19/2014Wall Street JournalPrintWriting$0.50 per word
9/19/2014Pacific StandardDigitalWriting$250 flat
9/19/2014GrantlandDigitalWriting$150 flat
9/19/2014Eating Well MagazinePrintWriting$550 flat500 words. Several interviews and one revision
9/19/2014Ocean Home MagazinePrintWriting$400 flat450 words, five sources
7/26/2018FEENTA.comDigitalWriting$50 flatMost categories are included
7/26/2018VarietyDigitalWriting$150paid about 2 months after, some reporting
7/26/2018TVGuide.comDigitalWriting300 for 1,200 wordsTheir features editor is extremely interested in personal essays from POC.
7/31/2018Pens and NeedlesDigitalWriting250 per pieceEditor is very inclusive of different voices taking up digital space. Very thoughtful and skilled.
8/2/2018Roads and KingdomsDigitalWriting$25Not super fun to work with, and had to chase them for pay.
8/9/2018UndarkDigitalWriting$3,000Expenses included.
8/9/2018Teen VogueDigitalWriting$300Very quick reply in News/Politics section, but the editing was garbage. Just be prepared for bad editing and look elsewhere if you want a portfolio clip.
8/10/2018EFNIKSDigitalWriting$300For 1200 words. Quick payment. Published on the 18th, paid on the 31st.
Went through 2 edits.
8/14/2018UndarkDigitalWriting$3,000Travel expenses included in this rate.
8/15/2018New York MagazineDigitalWriting$600Long lead time of 6 months.