May 7, 2010

Sports freelancer @ Long Island newspapers

These could be a great opportunities for a young journalist to get clips, build a portfolio and make some cash this summer:

  • Garden City Life, a weekly newspaper about 35 minutes from Manhattan, seeks a freelance reporter to cover local sports. Pay is $30 per story and $7 per photograph. To apply, send a cover letter, resume and writing samples to editor Melissa Argueta at
  • Massapequa Patch, a hyperlocal news site run by AOL, is seeking freelance sportswriters to cover all aspects of Massapequa sports.  "All articles must include photos and a decent digital camera is necessary to write for Patch," the ad states. "If your camera takes video, all the better. Must have a car and be able to work with daily deadline." Pay is per article. E-mail a resume and writing samples to

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