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The Dallas Observer Is Looking For Culture Writers

Observer writers in a pre-COVID world meeting, as photographer Mike Brooks said, "Where we go over priorities like how to ignore your band, how to play favorites, who to kiss up to and who to disrespect."
Observer writers in a pre-COVID world meeting, as photographer Mike Brooks said, "Where we go over priorities like how to ignore your band, how to play favorites, who to kiss up to and who to disrespect." Mike Brooks
If you’ve been contemplating whether you should finally monetize your hot takes by making the jump into the world of journalism, then let us give you a little push: the Dallas Observer is looking for culture writers.

We know, “culture” is a broad term, just as wide of a range as the topics covered in this section. We are looking for writers to report and write about (mostly) local entertainment and arts news, stories related to social media, local businesses, sex, comedy, fashion, gaming, human interest, sometimes even politics.

We are looking for weekly contributors with fresh takes and strong voices — who are knowledgeable about the local scene, work well with deadlines and are fond of using spell check — to conduct interviews, write profiles, essays, lists, previews and reviews.

If you are the unicorn who possesses all these qualities, please introduce yourself by sending an email with writing samples and pitches to culture editor Eva Raggio.
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Eva Raggio is the Dallas Observer's music and arts editor, a job she took after several years of writing about local culture and music for the paper. Eva supports the arts by rarely asking to be put on "the list" and always replies to emails, unless the word "pimp" makes up part of the artist's name.
Contact: Eva Raggio