Writing Gig: ‘Women & Hollywood’ is Hiring 2 Interns

Website WomenandHollywood.Com is looking for two interns to work starting July 1st of this year and ending December 23rd.

According to the site, these are paid positions ($2000 for the 6 1/2 month employment period) best filled by “people who are interested in film, writing, feminism, and popular culture.”

The interns will be working from home and required to put in ten to fifteen hours a week. Their responsibilities will include:

  • Researching and writing crowdfunding, VOD/web series, and Under the Radar features
  • Preparing monthly film preview
  • Updating weekly newsletter dedicated to informing readers of films by/about women: adding new releases, linking to relevant content on the site, removing titles that are no longer playing, etc.
  • Editing interviews with women directors for festival features
  • Transcribing interviews with female directors, actors, and writers for festivals and other events as needed
  • Conducting research projects, including research for infographics, podcasts, and presentations
  • Writing blog posts as needed

TVWriter™ can’t vouch for any of this, but from where we sit this sounds pretty darn good. You’ll find all the details HERE

Break a leg! (And, as always, if you do apply, let us know how it goes.)

Writing Gig: How-To Geek Is Looking for Writer expert in both Mac and iOS

Attention, “die-hard Mac and IOS” users. howtogeek.com needs you to “work up articles ranging from straight-forward how-tos to more complicated explainers and feature stories.”

According to the site, “This is a freelance position where you’ll be assigned topics to write about, but we also encourage you to pitch topics that we haven’t covered yet. It is also strictly a telecommuting job. We don’t have normal office hours—or even an office—so you can be located anywhere.”

You can find out more (although not necessarily what, if anything, howgogeek.com is paying – at least, we didn’t see that in what we read) HERE

If you pursue this gig, please let us know how it turns out!


Our Attorneys Made Us Do It Department: This post is not an endorsement of the website and the job it’s advertising. It isn’t even a recommendation. It’s just news, out there for you to act upon or, you know, not.

Writing Gig Op: Lifehacker is Hiring a Personal Finance Writer

Lifehacker must be gearing up for something. Last week we told you about their need to hire a staff writer. This week, they’re looking for a personal finance writer. Do you qualify?


by Melissa Kirsch

Do you have a black belt in salary negotiation? Are you in possession of more airline miles than everyone you know combined? Would your opinions on student loan payoff plans be considered “fascinating dinner party conversation”? Could you retire next year but would prefer instead to work in a very cool job explaining the finer points of personal finance to an audience of millions?

Then we want to hear from you.

Lifehacker has an immediate opening for a staff writer specializing in personal finance. This is full-time position with competitive salary and good benefits, working out of Gizmodo Media’s New York City mothership or remotely. You’ll pitch and write stories, star in videos, go on adventures, and bring our audience of tens of millions best-in-class service journalism.

We’re looking for someone with a minimum of two years writing about personal finance for a consumer-focused outlet.

Sound good? Apply!


We can’t promise that this is the gig of a lifetime, but Lifehacker is on this TVWriter™ minion’s Feedly must-read list and has been helpful as hell. If you do go the gold here, please let us know how it went, win or lose. Who knows? We may publish your experience as an article right here.

Writing Gig Op: Lifehacker is Hiring a Personal Finance Writer

Lifehacker must be gearing up for something. Last week we told you about their need to hire a staff writer. This week, they’re looking for a personal finance writer. Do you qualify?


by Melissa Kirsch

Do you have a black belt in salary negotiation? Are you in possession of more airline miles than everyone you know combined? Would your opinions on student loan payoff plans be considered “fascinating dinner party conversation”? Could you retire next year but would prefer instead to work in a very cool job explaining the finer points of personal finance to an audience of millions?

Then we want to hear from you.

Lifehacker has an immediate opening for a staff writer specializing in personal finance. This is full-time position with competitive salary and good benefits, working out of Gizmodo Media’s New York City mothership or remotely. You’ll pitch and write stories, star in videos, go on adventures, and bring our audience of tens of millions best-in-class service journalism.

We’re looking for someone with a minimum of two years writing about personal finance for a consumer-focused outlet.

Sound good? Apply!


We can’t promise that this is the gig of a lifetime, but Lifehacker is on this TVWriter™ minion’s Feedly must-read list and has been helpful as hell. If you do go the gold here, please let us know how it went, win or lose. Who knows? We may publish your experience as an article right here.

Writing Gig: Ars Technica is hiring a full time reporter

Arstechnica.Com, one of the most respected tech sites on the interwebs, is looking for, as they put it, “an experienced reporter—a true journalistic hustler who will work the (literal and metaphorical) phones to bring our readers fresh, hot news about the interaction between technology and society.”

They want someone with at least three years of reporting experience who can write with the same tone and attitude demonstrated in the paragraph above. The job is full-time, and they’re a good place. We don’t recommend employers, but if we did…well, this seems like a good thing to us if you need a day job to keep  you going until your TV writing dreams come true.

Find out all about it here

If you answer the call, please let us know how it went so we can be proud of ourselves for doing the right thing, or hang our heads in shame for getting involved if the experience is a negative one.