Wanted: Freelance journalists

12/03/2013 4:28 PM

12/03/2013 4:30 PM

Today’s cover story isn’t about the big issues of our day. It’s not about a trend, a news event or a news maker.

Today we offer a slice-of-life story about a dying elderly woman and the unusual way she chose to honor her granddaughter. Through Milly Lally, we get a glimpse of how we live and how we die. It’s a lovely story, compassionately told by writer Traci Angel.

Writers like Traci are the lifeblood of a news magazine. They find good tales and turn them into compelling, nuanced stories that show us who we are, where we live and how we work together to form a community.

We at The Star are looking for strong writers and even stronger reporters — journalists who can spot the telling detail, ask the right questions and turn fact-filled notes into a well-told narrative. If you’re a writer and are interested in freelancing for 913, email me at ghobson@kcstar.com. Send me a resume and three published pieces of your work.

Videos

Join the Discussion

The Kansas City Star is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service