Freelance Writing Jobs

The lure of being able to write from home in your pajamas has many writers in pursuit of online freelance writing jobs. These jobs do exist but freelancing is also highly competitive. The best freelance writing opportunities tend to come and go quickly. See also our freelance writing section and market listings. Here are the latest freelance writing jobs. For more writing-related jobs return to the writing jobs homepage.

The Heavy news website is seeking freelance contributors to cover the midterm elections and 2020 presidential campaign. The are looking for writers with strong organizational skills, deep knowledge of U.S. politics and great on social media. This is a remote freelance opportunity. (Job Listing)

The Motley Fool is looking for a News Writer. This is a freelance/contract position. The position involves writing articles covering interesting developments in business and the stock market. You can find the job listing on

Bauer Publishing Teen Group is looking for a Freelance Editor. The part-time contract position pays $18 per hour. They are looking for someone deadline driven and able to multitask. The job listing asked "Are you obsessed with JoJo Siwa and the Disney Channel?" to give you any idea of the type of content involved. You can find the job listing here.

Bustle is looking for Lifestyle News Writers. The part-time writers are needed to create lifestyle content for 3-4 days a week during regular office hours. Bustle says the content covers categories including food, tech, health, identity, LGBTQ, viral stories and even ghosts. They are looking for writers with at least 2+ years of similar experience. Writers will work remotely. You can find the job listing here.

U.S. News and World Report is seeking a Freelance Marketing Content Writer. They are looking for a writer able to echo the editorial content of the publication. Responsibilities include creating content for the newsletter, developing marketing materials, managing the media kit, establishing and enforcing style standards and more. Candidates should have 3 to 5 years of professional experience in writing with a focus on marketing and other editorial material. You can find the job listing here on the U.S. News jobs site.

Beasley Media Group is looking for a Freelance Sports Writer. The freelance writer will produce written content for the 98.5 The Sports Hub website. They are looking for a writer knowledgeable about Boston sports. They want a writer with at least 1-3 years of experience. The position is an off-air editorial position that reports directly to the Digital Content Manager. You can find the job listing on Linkedin.

FoxNext Games is looking for freelance writers for future narrative projects related to its upcoming video games. FoxNext Games is part of FoxNext, which is part of Twentieth Century Fox. They want writing samples submitted in Twine and prefer a gamebook-style format. They say they are looking for freelancers "who bring underrepresented backgrounds and viewpoints to the table." You can find the job listing on Glassdoor., home of The Kim Komando Show, is looking for a freelance writers for consumer electronics, digital lifestyle and related subjects. The job listing says they are looking for freelancers for creating content about gadgets, online security, technology, online privacy and other digital topics. They pay $30 for new articles and $50 for tip articles. Past experience writing in consumer writing and reporting is required. You can find the job listing on

NBCUniversal Media is looking for a freelance writer for Today Digital, the multi-platform arm of the Today Show. It is a three month assignment with the possibility of an extension according to the listing. Topics and issues covered will include pop culture, lifestyle and news. They are looking for writers with 3 or more years of newsroom experience, a bachelor's degree in a relevant field and knowledge of social media, video production and online publishing tools. You can find the job listing on Linkedin.

Crain Communications is seeking freelance business reporters. The reporters will cover business news in San Diego and Baltimore. They want writers with experience in business news writing and a strong grasp of AP style. They also want writers that know how to promote content on social media. You can find the job listings here and here on Crain's jobs site.

Doist is seeking a Freelance Writer. The company is looking for freelance contributors to help product content for its company publication. Doist builds workplace productivity tools like Todoist and Twist. Doist says they don't have a set word count and have articles ranging from 1,000 to 3,000+ words. You can find the job listing here on Doist's job site.

Yardbarker is seeking freelance sports writers. The online sports network is a Fox Sports subsidiary. The company is looking for writers knowledgeable in specific sports. Some of the qualifications include previous experience in sports writing for a mainstream publication or website, ability to hit deadlines and strong news judgement about what makes an interesting and significant story. You can find the job listing on

Haute Living Magazine is looking for a freelance writer. The NY/Miami-based media company seeks a writer with experience covering luxury yachts, private jet and high-end cars. They also want a candidate who keeps up-to-date on the luxury cars, vehicles and jets. You can find the job listing on Linkedin.

Business Insider is seeking a freelance writer. The write will write buying guides for different product categories for the publisher's Insider Picks section. Some of the categories include tech, home, outdoors, kitchen, DIY, fitness and gardening. The pay ranges from $250 to $350 per guide. You can find the job listing on

Essence is looking for a Freelance Social Media Editor. The company is looking for someone who can identify trends and stories, optimize content for various social platforms and keep social media audiences engaged. They are looking for an editor with 2-3 years experience managing social media. They want an editor with excellent writing and cop-editing skills. They also want someone who is familiar with multiple social media platforms. You can find the lob listing here on Time Inc.'s job site.