Freelance Writers

Salary: paid in fees

Closing date: Fri 21 May 2021

About us

Colourful has been home to the 24/7 celebration of African and African-Caribbean culture, music, people and passion for nearly 20 years.

We broadcast across DAB radio and live from our dedicated website every day.

And you'll also find us right in the middle of some of the community's biggest events.

As we move into a new phase, we’re looking for creative ways to tell bold and brave stories.

About you

Whether you’re an expert in your field or a writer with a particular passion, we’d love to hear from you.
 
We’re looking for people with a lifetime of understanding, interest and knowledge in Africa and its diaspora who can:
 
  • Write to brief
  • Pitch ideas within their area of expertise or interest
  • Write in plain English with excellent grammar
  • Work as part of the team; able to collaborate and take and give feedback
  • Edit and proofread content
  • Research people, topics and tags
  • Use SEO fundamentals effectively
  • Work using WYSIWYG editors
  • Adapt to changing needs, priorities and deadlines.

 

What's on offer

 

  • Writers will be paid for each article we publish.
  • The rate offered will depend on the length and complexity of the piece. 

 

Interested?

If that sounds like you, please message hello@colourful.com with:

 

  • details of your specialist subject or area of interest
  • a resume detailing your experience
  • examples of your work or a link to your portfolio.

 

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