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Weekend/Weeknights Writer

Job Type

Part Time

About the Role

Are you deeply connected to social media and current affairs affecting Black America?

Do you know how to aggregate news quickly, accurately, and under deadline?

Can you make stories pop with a unique voice and original reporting?

Do your written pieces generate discussion online and are you bold in your thinking about covering the news?

Can you give and receive feedback regularly?

Can you thrive in a work culture of honesty, integrity, and transparency?

If this sounds like you, send your resume and 3-5 published clips to or apply on LinkedIn!


  • Candidates should have at least 2-5 years of relevant experience writing and/or editing news and entertainment content at digital news sites or publications.

  • Candidate should possess excellent communication and organizational skills and be comfortable collaborating on a daily basis with members of TheGrio's full editorial team.

  • Candidates should have a deep-rooted knowledge of and passion for exploring all matters related to African-American content, culture, news, and entertainment.

  • Candidate should be a team player, who can help uphold organizational values of honesty, respect, transparency, and a commitment to journalistic integrity.

  • Candidates should be comfortable delivering and receiving regular feedback.

About the Company

TheGrio is seeking freelance writers to join our team!

We are the #1 Black-owned, digital, video-centric news platform devoted to providing Black America with compelling stories and perspectives.

Established in 2009, TheGrio is a trusted voice in the Black community. In 2020, we're continuing to reshape media narratives, uplift Black voices, and report from the front lines of the fight for racial justice.

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