Freelance Writer: OC Catholic Newspaper

Website OC Catholic

The OC Catholic, the official news source of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange, seeks freelance writers. With a weekly circulation of over 50,000, the paper focuses on bringing local, engaging content from within our Diocese to our readers. Journalism experience preferred.

Reports to OC Catholic Editor Patty Mahoney at [email protected]

  • Receives assignments from the editor
  • Researches story topics, interviews sources, attends events
  • Writes drafts of the articles
  • Provide rewrites when needed

Freelance Writer Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in English or creative writing (preferred)
  • Several years of writing experience
  • Writing sample, resume
  • Organizational and time management skills in order to meet set deadlines
  • Computer proficiency
  • Basic knowledge of AP style

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A completed Diocese of Orange application and resume is required for all open positions.

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