Volunteer Writer

  • Voluntary
  • Remote
  • Volunteer

Writer roles at the Bylines Network

The Bylines Network is a not-for-profit citizen journalism organisation. It has eight regionally-based publications in England, one in Scotland and one in Wales.

The Network has ongoing opportunities for writers. If you would like the opportunity to publish articles on subjects that matter to you, or if you’re keen to develop your skills with a view to breaking into professional journalism, we would love to hear from you.

While your choice of subject matter is up to you, we also commission pieces on issues of local, national and international importance, so if you would like to explore this type of writing, let us know. We have a range of courses and educational materials available to help you learn how professional journalists operate. We will introduce you to an editor who will work with you to help make your writing the best it can be.

The only articles we won’t consider publishing are those that are defamatory or attack members of particular groups. We have progressive values and want to contribute to levelling the playing field in the UK media, so we particularly encourage applications from members of under-represented groups. If you have something to say but writing is difficult for you because of a disability or lack of education, let us know and we will do our best to help. We believe that your voice deserves to be heard.

We work online, with groups you can join if you want to engage with members of the wider team. We don’t require any specific commitment in terms of hours and you can work out a schedule that suits you with you editor-in-chief. We have a dedicated social media team to help promote your work. We are a volunteer-led organisation and always welcome new ideas.

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