About Triad City Beat
Triad City Beat is a free, biweekly publication that was founded in 2014 by Brian Clarey, Jordan Green and Eric Ginsburg. Triad City Beat exists to chronicle the Triad cities as low-cost incubators of innovation, sustainability and creativity. We publish smart reporting and writing that recognizes the intelligence of our readers.
An informed citizenry is the lifeblood of democracy, and we take our responsibility seriously to provide good journalism to hold economic and governmental powers accountable, both locally and across North Carolina. Culture binds us, and we commit to provide lively and vital coverage of food, music and the arts in Greensboro, Winston-Salem and High Point.
We unapologetically focus on the cities, and won’t shrink from defending LGBTQ+ rights, racial justice and an urban sensibility. We carry the flag for no party or faction, and fiercely defend our editorial independence.
Triad City Beat is owned by Beat Media Inc., based in North Carolina.
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Additional contributors: Jerry Cooper, Owens Daniels, Todd Turner
Jobs and Internships
Equitable Cities Reporting Fellowship for Racial Justice Narratives
Triad City Beat and Next City are seeking a talented journalist for a full-time, four month reporting fellowship based in Greensboro, North Carolina. This fellowship is designed to bring underrepresented voices to the forefront of the conversation about cities and their future. People of color, although representative of more than half the population of the 10 largest U.S. cities, are vastly underrepresented in the media and in many conversations about urban trends and growth. Learn more about the job here.
Triad City Beat is seeking culture freelancers. Please note, this is not a full-time or part-time salaried position. Freelancers get paid per article.
Stories can include food, art, theater, music and more! We love stories that are people focused and dig into how culture intersects with race, gender, class.
For starters, please take a look at our freelancer guidebook to get an idea of the kinds of stories we are looking for as well as pay and process. Please also take a look at our past culture pieces here to get an idea of the kinds of stories we are looking for.
We adhere to a narrative journalism style of writing that strongly focuses on storytelling and show vs. tell type of writing. More on that can be found in the guidebook.
Once you read the guidebook, please reach out with any outstanding questions you have, send past clips if you’ve got them to [email protected] and you can start pitching stories!
A good pitch includes an interesting subject, an idea of who you might interview, a timeline, as well as a why (why is this interesting?)
Triad City Beat is currently not hiring interns but anticipates restarting its internship in January 2024. Stay tuned for updates. Reach out to [email protected] for more info.