Community Contributors

qnotes would like to extend the opportunity to community members interested in citizen journalism and new media to work with us on a volunteer basis. These opportunities are perfect for those seeking to test the waters of citizen journalism and “blogging” or those who have a general passion for writing and local, community reporting.

See the following positions for citizen journalist opportunities below…

Feature Freelance
qnotes accepts submissions for feature/cover pieces. These pieces must be at least 1200-1800 words in length, of high quality, be of Carolinas-interest and be accompanied by photos or possible front cover artwork. Feature pieces may be published as cover stories or as QLiving feature stories.

Nightlife Freelancer
Nightlife community freelancers would be responsible for submitting photos from clubs and bars and a short story (400-600 words) about nightlife events (past and upcoming) in their area at least once per month.

LGBT Sports Freelancer
The LGBT Sports community freelancer would be responsible for writing a 500-600 word column focusing on the events and activities of LGBT sports leagues and associations in the Carolinas. The column would run either every issue or every other issue.

Community Freelance News Writers
Articles must be 400-900 words long and include a photograph. Articles should be news stories covering recent political developments, local events, community organizations, etc. You can discuss your story idea with our editor prior to writing and submission.

To submit articles or pieces under the freelance descriptions above, contact the editor at 704-531-9988, ext. 202,

Last updated: Jan. 6, 2010