Become a paid MLN Contributor

Although most of our content comes from contributors whose primary purpose is to widen their readership we do pay for quality, original well-written articles. We are also looking for articles that will trend well on social media such as the ones listed in Editor’s Picks.  Of course, every author and every article is unique and thus we pay on a scale which generally ranges from $25.00 to $50.00 per article however we will consider paying more for exceptional pieces of journalism or that come with added value such as original, quality photographs.  We suggest that you explore our site and get a feel for what My Local News is about and then when you are ready, please review the guidelines below.

  • Please register as a MLN News Contributor.
  • Articles should be a minimum of 350 words in length.
  • Original Content. I.E. not submitting content that has already been published anywhere else.
  • Photos and/or Youtube / Vimeo links are required for all of our stories.

Submission is not a guarantee of publication or payment. Draft articles should be submitted for review per the form below.  After the draft article is reviewed our Executive Editor will get back to you with comments and an offer, if we choose to publish.  All payments are made via Paypal.

Writer Hint: They say that creme rises to the top. In the some ways well written articles that trend well on social media are the creme in todays writing world. When we see one of our contributors articles trending we will often times pay to “Boost” the article on Facebook thus creating additional exposure to both our writers and My Local News.  

Please also see our paid internship programs and contact us with any questions you may have. 

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