Freelance Writer

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Company Name China Daily USA
Location Chicago, United States
Date Posted May 12, 2014
Category Copywriter
Job Type Word Based


China Daily USA is seeking a talented and proven freelance writer based in Chicago. The successful candidate will be paid on a per-published-word basis and the rate may vary according to the writer’s experience and specialization.

Major responsibilities: 

  • Propose story ideas
  • Produce stories that are thoroughly researched and compellingly written
  • Finish all assignments on time
  • Stay current with the latest news and events in Chicago area, especially events relating to China-US relations
  • Follow China Daily editorial style guide

  • 2+ years’ experience as a writer for major English newspapers
  • A strong business reporting background
  • Excellent writing and reporting skills
  • Good knowledge of international issues, particularly of China
  • Proven ability to work under a tight deadline
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization in US

Work location: Atlanta

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and writing samples with “Freelance Writer-Chicago” in the subject line.