Help Wanted is seeking talented, enthusiastic writers to cover specific subjects of interest to the Arlington community. Contributors would be expected to write at least one — preferably two or three — 100-500 word article(s) per week. is a rapidly-growing web site devoted to fast and accurate original coverage of news and community happenings in Arlington County, Va. We currently reach about 3,500 readers per week.

Please email arlingtonnews [at] with your resume, a writing sample and a statement telling us why you’re interested in contributing to the site.

Note that we are unable to pay contributors at this time, but we can work to grant you free access to certain events.

Positions we’re looking to fill no later than April 30:

Social Columnist — Are you active in Arlington’s social, athletic, and/or philanthropic scenes? Do you love going out in Arlington as often as work and finances allow? Are you a Facebook and Twitter maven? Do you want to be an influential voice in the community? If you answered yes to these questions, consider applying to become our new social columnist. Write about the people, places and events that make Arlington such an interesting place to live.

Music and Arts Writer — We’re looking for an artistic individual with strong communication skills to write about music and the arts in Arlington. Help us expand our coverage of local bands, theater companies and the visual arts. If you think you’re the man or woman to provide the Arlington with the local music and arts coverage it deserves, we want to hear from you.


Summer Internship — Not for the faint of heart. We offer no pay, no school credit, and we don’t even have offices (unless apartments and coffee shops count). But if you want to be immersed in the emerging field of entrepreneurial, web-based hyperlocal journalism, and you live in or near Arlington, this may be the internship for you. This can be a full-time or a part-time position. We’re more than willing to work around existing work and travel schedules.

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