Upworthy reaches a massive audience with meaningful stories every day, and we're looking for original stories that support our mission of creating a better world. That's where you come in. We're currently accepting pitches from freelancers for stories that are:
Our stories are generally short (usually less than 500 words), but we're open to unusual ideas that will resonate with millions of people, and we love to experiment. Most stories of this short length will be paid at a fair base rate with traffic and distribution bonuses, and all of that will be hashed out in your contract if we decide to work together.
Read our site, check out our Facebook page, and see if you think your stories would be a good fit for Upworthy. Then, if you’re a freelancer, fill out this form to receive an information packet about the types of stories we’re looking for and the best ways to pitch us.
Video pitches should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. PR inquiries and requests for coverage should be directed to email@example.com. All other PR and campaign inquiries should be directed to this form.