Freelance Writer

The Lake County Record-Bee newspaper is looking for freelance writers for contracted work with opportunity for permanency.

The Record-Bee covers the various geographic areas in Lake county and we are the newspaper of record in the region. We are currently looking for two freelance writers to come on board and write content on a weekly basis on a contracted basis with an opportunity for future growth.

Candidates should have a strong command of the English language and have experience in writing for print or/and online space. You will be required to source your own images and video and will have to arrange own transport to cover assignments. You will also need to be aware of what's happening in the county, particularly in local and regional items of interest. Ideally you will have at least two years experience writing for print or online media.

The successful candidate will have:

  • The ability to write with flair and excellent grammar skills.
  • Knowledge of Associated Press style a plus but not required.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong initiative
  • Great time management skills
  • Knowledge of Web Content Management Systems (Wordpress a plus) but not required.
  • You can set your own working hours but you will be required to attend periodic editorial meetings.


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Record Bee
Full time
Lakeport, CA 95453, US