The Dallas Observer Arts and Culture Section Is Looking for Writers

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So you took out student loans for a liberal arts degree and ended up selling life insurance. You could let your sharp writing skills and instinct for a good story atrophy, but why don't you keep them in tip-top shape writing for the Dallas Observer's arts and culture section in your spare time instead?

We're looking for freelance contributors who have a finger to the wind of the most interesting, weird, cool or important things happening in Dallas culture right now, the people skills to tease out a story's heart in interviews and writing ability to put it all down in a compelling way. 

In conversation with your friends are you constantly identifying emerging trends and issues affecting Dallas? We want you, but in a totally platonic way. Probably.

Culture is a wide umbrella, so a degree of comfort covering an array of subjects from film, to theater, to books, to art is desirable. However, if you have a niche interest or area of expertise that you want to take the lead on we want to hear from you too.

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We're especially interested in writers who will consistently pitch ideas and commit to taking on at least one story a week. Experience in journalism is preferred but not necessary.

If this sounds like the job for you, please send a cover letter, resume and writing samples to caroline.north@dallasobserver.com.


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