North State Journal seeks a freelance writer to contribute government, policy, and political articles for its capital news beat on an ongoing basis. North State Journal provides a statewide audience and the opportunity to collaborate with award-winning staff of journalists.

An ideal candidate has knowledge of the legislative process and of state-level politics, as well as experience with trade groups and industry.


  • Write engaging and relevant news articles on a range of topics
  • Work with editors to generate ideas for new articles
  • Meet deadlines and word-count requirements


  • Strong writing skills
  • Previous writing experience for a newspaper or magazine preferred
  • Appreciation for North Carolina
  • Ability to work independently


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