Friday, January 20, 2006

SGN seeks gifted TV critic

Seattle Gay News seeks Arts & Entertainment Writer: Television

The Seattle Gay News is seeking a television writer for a new column premiering soon in our weekly Arts & Entertainment section. This is a non-paid position, however it does entitle the selectee to benefits within our publication and the opportunity to work directly with television representatives from hereTV, Logo, MTV, Bravo and other national networks. The selectee will formulate his or her own personal ideas to the column, working with our Managing Editor and other staff members of the Seattle Gay News. Desired applicants should possess good grammar skills, basic knowledge of writing composition, willingness to work under supervision until he or she can establish independence to complete all responsibilities associated with their column, and the strong desire to serve a gay readership, both local and global via print, online and blog resources. Desired applicants need not have experience as a published writer. Desired applicants should submit a brief cover letter and two writing samples, published or non-published relative to the television arts field, to the address and contact person listed below. Please limit writing samples between 300 to 500 words. The Seattle Gay News is the Northwest's leading gay weekly publication, operating in its thirty-fourth year of business. We are distributed to numerous locations in the greater metro area of Seattle, including restaurants, hotels, coffee houses, book stores, condominium complexes and every gay bar in the city.

Send cover letter and writing samples to:

Seattle Gay News
Attn: Robert Raketty, Managing Editor
1605 12th Avenue, Suite 31 98122

Or, email to with Attn: Robert Raketty in the subject line.

All applications should be received by February 5, 2006.

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