We’re Hiring Part-Time Reporters

The Local Newsreader is hiring part-time Journalists to cover news in Hawthorn Woods, Lake Zurich, Mundelein and Lake County.

Please know AP Format (or be willing to learn) and have a solid understanding of Journalism ethics and practices. Pay is $25-50 per article. This can easily turn into an extra $220-500/month for those who write well. You will get a byline. This is a new site with lots of growth; there are many opportunities for the right candidate.

Will consider students, retirees, and/or those without experience, with preference to those familiar with our local communities. Photography or web skills a plus, though not required. An interest in the communities we serve is crucial.

Please send an email with writing samples or letter of interest to margo.pelak@localnewsreader.com.

By Margo Pelak

Margo Pelak is founder and managing editor of the Local Newsreader, which covers hyper-local news in Hawthorn Woods, Lake Zurich and Mundelein. She resides in Hawthorn Woods with her husband Dennis and two wild beasts named Ladybug and Juney P.

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