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Portland Monthly, Portland’s first word on city culture, is “smart, authoritative and entertaining,” managing editor Rachel Ritchie said. And that’s exactly what they are seeking in their freelancers, too.

Relevant, timely ideas that are well-researched and concisely packaged in a short and sweet email that highlights your writing skill will lead to bylines for in-depth news stories, provocative essays and essential guides to the best of Portland.

Trend pieces and local profiles are a best for newbie freelancers to break into this city pub. To find out which sections editors are especially open to pitches for read’s How To Pitch: Portland Monthly. [sub req'd]

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