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Guelph Politico is locally sourced and dedicated to covering the political and cultural scene in the City of Guelph. Est. 2008.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Guelph Politico is Looking for a Freelance Contributor

Part of crowd-funding for Guelph Politico and expanding its coverage was to also expand the voices that use it. This has had to happen a bit sooner than I expected, but it's happening now just the same. I'm looking for someone to help me out with Politico on a freelance basis. Details are below.
The primary responsibility will be to sub for me live-tweeting at city council meetings. This will primarily be on Tuesdays or Wednesdays; it may also involve a couple of Mondays. You will have to be in the council chambers with your laptop, tweeting all the votes, comments, and insight as it happens. You will be using the @adamadonaldson Twitter feed, and you will also have to be posting the tweets to a Storify thread at the same time. Aside from that, there may be opportunities to contribute posts, articles and short features on a per case basis. As a contributor will be compensated for their time.
  • Interest in local politics (obviously)
  • Must be apolitical, or at least bipartisan
  • Must have writing experience (college and university newspapers count)
  • Some knowledge of ongoing local issues and local politicians
  • Knowledge and use of social media, especially Twitter, is a must
If you're interested, send a couple of links to previous articles or blog posts, and your vital stats to adamadonaldson [at] gmail [dot] com. 

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