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20 High Paying Magazines Looking For Pitches

20 High Paying Magazines Looking For Pitches

High Paying Magazines, Online and Offline, That Want Your Pitches

Freelancing – especially as a writer – can be tough, aside being faced with the responsibility to churn out quality content that should be appealing to a demographic, you have to struggle to get the job in the first place. With the number of freelancing sites available, you would think that the problem would have been taken care of, only to discover that some of these sites are harbors of con men who string writers along without the prospects of payment.

It becomes pertinent as a freelance writer to position yourself in such a way that you don’t miss out on any writing gig opportunity, and what better way to do that than to pitch your essays to a highly reputable magazine? In most cases, freelance writers have no idea of the magazines that are looking for article pitches, though. I am revealing 20 online and print magazines that are looking for article pitches. Here they are.

The Sun Magazine

What better way to start this list, if not starting with one of the most renowned magazines. This American magazine is receptive to essays, short stories, poems and photography.

If you feel your piece is good enough to be published on the Sun Magazine, why not give it a shot? Meanwhile visit http://thesunmagazine.org/about/submission_guidelines/writing to familiarize yourself with the submission guidelines.

Website: http://www.thesunmagazine.org/

Contact: http://thesunmagazine.submittable.com/submit/6d47edc6-20f6-4a87-8358-df66343da8d9

Expected Pay: $1 per word – so you could be earning as much as $1000 for a 1000-word article.

The New York Times Style Magazine

If you are particularly interested in writing about fashion, lifestyle, holiday and travel, I would suggest you pitch your essay here; since that is what they are looking out for.

Website: http://www.nytimes.com/section/t-magazine

Contact: Pitch your article to any of Alainna Lexie Beddie's social media handles.

Expected Pay: $2-$3 per word for print.

Travel + Leisure Us

Like the name implies the magazine is filled with contents on travel and lifestyle, so, you should know too well to ensure your articles are related to the aforementioned topics.

Website: www.travelandleisure.com

Contact: For print, Chief Editor, Laura Teusink; For digital, Jessica Plautz.

Expected Pay: $1-$2 per word.

Vox

This is a news site that covers everything ranging from politics to business. So, make sure you tailor your pitch to their needs.

Website: www.vox.com

Contact: Features Editor Eleanor Barkhorn.

Expected Pay: $500 per piece.

The American Scholar

This magazine is interested in articles on history, public affairs and culture.

Website: https://theamericanscholar.org

Contact: https://theamericanscholar.submittable.com/submit

Expected Pay: Up to $500 per featured piece.

Cosmopolitan (U.S)

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Here, articles  written on women lifestyle are in high demand.

Website: www.cosmopolitan.com

Contact: Features editor, Emma Barker.

Expected Pay: $2 per word.

Discover

This is a renowned science magazine that are on the look out for new research stories. If you have new research findings you will love to share with the world, why not submit to this magazine to give it the visibility it deserves.

Website: www.discovermagazine.com

Contact: http://discovermagazine.com/magazine/contact/editorial-contact-form

Expected Pay: $2 per word.

Dwell

If you are well vast in architectural design and home design, this is where you should most likely make your pitch because they are definitely on the look out for people like you.

Website: www.dwell.com

Contact: Amanda Dameron

Expected Pay: $1 per word.

Eating Well

This magazine is interested in articles that are geared towards promoting healthy eating habit and also disseminating information on eating traditions and cultures.

Website: http://www.eatingwell.com/

Contact: http://www.eatingwell.com/writers_guidelines

Expected Pay: $1 per word.

Early American Life

This magazine is concerned about disseminating information regarding American lifestyle and culture.

Website: http://www.ealonline.com/

Contact: queries@firelandsmedia.com

Expected Pay: $500 minimum per piece.

Fortune

fortune magazine pitches

fortune magazine pitches

Talking about online and print magazines that are looking for article pitches, this is one that deserves a mention. The magazine is on the  lookout for business stories and pieces generally tacking management and leadership issues. You should pitch your essay here, if you have something tangible to offer in the aforementioned areas.

Website: www.fortune.com

Contact: For digital, Andrew.Nusca@fortune.com or Daniel.Bentley@fortune.com, for print.

Expected Pay: $1 per word.

Glamour

This is another women’s magazine that features articles on beauty, fashion, current affairs etc. Trust me, they are on the lookout for writers that knows their stuff.

Website: www.glamour.com

Contact: Emily Mahaney

Expected Pay: $2 per word.

Good Housekeeping

This magazine focuses on enlightening the masses on everything housekeeping. They are on the lookout for quality blog contents on housekeeping. Do you think you have what it takes to get published on this platform? why not give it a shot.

Website: www.goodhousekeeping.com

Contact: Carla Levy

Expected Pay: $1.5 per word.

Brides

This magazine covers everything ranging from wedding planning and innovative ideas as regards wedding. If you have captivating stories about weddings you should pitch it here.

Website: www.brides.com

Contact: Katie James

Expected Pay: Between $2-$3 per word

Catholic Digest

Here, essays that supports Catholicism are highly appreciated and favored. If you are vastly knowledgeable and experienced about the concept, Catholicism, you should pitch your piece here.

Website: http://www.catholicdigest.com

Contact: http://www.catholicdigest.com/team.html

Expected Pay: From $500 upwards.

Consumers Digest

This magazine is interested in articles that reviews new products from the customers' point of view.

Website: : www.consumersdigest.com

Contact: , editorial@consumersdigest.com

Expected Pay: $1 per word

Longreads

If you are a creative writer that can produce quality fictional and nonfictional essays, this is where you should pitch your work. The standard word limit is from 1,500 words and above.

Website: www.longreads.com

Contact: hello@longreads.com

Expected Pay: $500 per essay.

Maxim (U.S)

This is a men’s magazine that covers the regular topics men are concerned about: women, sports, relationships, sex, careers.

Website: www.maxim.com

Contact: Mitch Moxley

Expected Pay: $2 per word

Parents

This is a magazine that is saddled with the responsibility of enlightening a particular demographic about childbirth and parenting generally.

Website: www.parents.com

Contact: Julia Edelstein

Expected Pay: $1.5 per word

Psychology Today

This magazine is interested in articles that talks about the current in the field of social psychology.

Website: https://www.psychologytoday.com

Contact:  Jennifer Bleyyer

Expected Pay: $1 per word.

So there you have it, 20 online and print magazines that are looking for article pitches. I hope you found this article helpful.


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