Are you inquisitive, relentless and critical? Are you not afraid to pick up the phone or knock on doors to track down sources? Do you love trolling through public records?
If your answers to the above questions are yes, yes and hell yes, then we want you. The Houston Press is looking for freelance news writers to help our top-notch staff cover our city, county and state. If you're interested in reporting on local issues -- anything from crime to transportation to politics -- then we're interested in you. We're looking for writers with strong news judgment who can find unique and compelling local stories as well as newshounds who can feed us breaking news.
Anyone interested should send three samples of your best news writing and three story pitches to Editor-in-Chief Margaret Downing at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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