RH Reality Check–a daily online publication focused on evidence-based news, analysis, commentary, and investigative reporting on reproductive and sexual health and justice–is seeking freelance stringers currently based in the states of Arizona, Louisiana, and New Mexico, to cover issues of reproductive and sexual justice, rights, and politics in those states for an initial three-month period.
The publication’s interests range from specific health care delivery and access issues for women, GLBT, and marginalized populations (reproductive health care including contraception, abortion, maternity care, infant and child survival; Medicare, Title X, Obamacare) to economic and social justice issues, including immigration, economic justice (living wages, labor rights, and access to childcare.
–Knowledge of politics, reproductive rights issues, and state legislative workings.
–Demonstrated excellence in reporting and writing.
–Ability to find good stories and work on tight deadlines to produce a high quality article.
–Ability to write cleanly, concisely, and quickly.
Compensation: They offer a competitive monthly retainer for a three-month commitment, with the possibility of extending. Retainer is calculated based on expected output of roughly three to five news pieces per month.
To apply: Email firstname.lastname@example.org with a short description of your journalistic background and three links to previous work.