Odyssey's News Desk is where our News Editor keeps track of all the local and national news content from creators.
Creators who contribute to the News Desk work together with our News Editor to monitor the daily news wire and create everything from unique op-eds on national news topics to original reporting on breaking local stories.
To contribute to the News Desk, you can fill out an application here and our News Editor will be in touch soon!
If you're selected for the News Desk, here's what you'll be up to:
- Working closely with Odyssey's News Editor to pitch story ideas and develop your skills as a content creator, including one-on-one coaching
- Adding new pieces of thoughtful and engaging content to your Odyssey profile every week, created from start to finish alongside our News Editor
- Working on quick-turnaround content when news breaks that will be featured on Currently and posted on Odyssey's various social profiles
- Showing other Odyssey creators what quality news content looks like. This means holding yourself to a high standard of journalistic integrity –– with thorough fact-checking, ethical reporting practices, and starting conversations with your content in a respectful way.