California Lawyer may cover more nationally-oriented stories, like Supreme Court cases, but the mag always ties it all back to its home state. To land a byline here, it indeed helps to be based in California, but writers don’t necessarily have to live in the Golden State to pitch.
Aimed at — you guessed it — California lawyers, the pub covers one of the most talked-about legal markets with analysis, in-depth features, technology updates and practical advice. “We cover groundbreaking cases, compelling controversies and fascinating personalities, and, as a monthly magazine, we seek to go beyond the headlines of the day with lively writing and in-depth reporting,” said managing editor Chuleenan Svetvilas.
Even better, they’re looking for more freelance feature writers and pay up to $3,000 for quality pieces. For pitching etiquette and editors’ contact info, read How To Pitch: California Lawyer.
– Sherry Yuan
The full version of this article is exclusively available to Mediabistro AvantGuild subscribers. If you’re not a member yet, register now for as little as $55 a year for access to hundreds of articles like this one, discounts on Mediabistro seminars and workshops, and all sorts of other bonuses.
- Grading the Media on Ferguson Coverage
- How Should Publishers Assign Value to Writers?
- The News, in 100 Words or Less
- ClearVoice Measures and Scores Writers' Social Influence: How Do You Rank?