Wide Open Country Contributors

Wide Open Country Published: April 18, 2017
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We’re Wide Open Country, a growing online destination for country music and country lifestyle content that's reaching well over 2 million unique readers a month. Our office is located in downtown Austin, TX, but our writing positions are remote.

We're looking for writers who can consistently create articles on country music and lifestyle topics with an engaging, but informative tone to be published on Wide Open Country.

What We're Looking For:

  • A writer with extensive knowledge of all genres of country music and an interest in country lifestyle topics
  • 1+ years of experience writing on country music and lifestyle topics - MUST
  • A writer with a strong understanding of what makes for good Web content and an understanding of how to create it with consistency
  • A writer with a solid understanding of SEO and how it relates to web writing
  • A writer with knowledge of / experience with Associated Press (AP) writing style

Pluses:

  • Knowledge of / experience with WordPress
  • Unique experiences or a unique voice that will be attractive to our established and new audience
  • Previous experience working in the country music industry / contacts in country music industry

What You'll Get from Wide Open Country:

  • Guaranteed pay per published article plus monthly traffic bonuses
  • Chance to establish / grow a writing career with a growing community and make a major impact on a site with huge goals

Apply with a copy of your most recent resume, links to a couple of writing samples (if available), and a short statement telling us why you'd make the perfect Wide Open Country country music writer. We're looking to grow fast, and we're looking for writers with the same intentions for their own careers.

If this sounds like you, we look forward to your application!

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