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PIVEDITE INC

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Pivedite is looking for writers to join our Community Journalism Platform and produce articles about solutions to social problems in Philadelphia. This is a non-paid volunteer position.

This is an excellent opportunity if you want to:

  1. Write for an organization that wants to end social problems in Philadelphia.
  2. Get to write about issues you are passionate about.
  3. Communicate your ideas on how to end social problems.
  4. Work on a new and exciting project for social change.
  5. Beef up your resume.
  6. Gain experience for future journalism/writing positions.

Who are we?

Pivedite is a 501c3 nonprofit journalism organization. Our mission is to inform the Philadelphia Region about pivotal solutions to social problems and to encourage expedited action to end those problems.

Our name was created by combining the words pivotal and expedite, and our tagline is "pivotal solutions expedited."

We launched on February 3, 2020.

What do we do?

The type of journalism we produce is called "solutions journalism". Writers and organizations who produce "solutions journalism" provide the public with answers and solutions to social problems. We report on solutions to 10 social problems in Philadelphia. These problems are listed on our website.

Our content will highlight any news story, idea, opinion, policy, service, organization, individual, or government action that attempts to end these social problems in Philadelphia.

Our content is reported through:

  • A Community Journalism Platform that is open to anyone who wants to be a volunteer writer
  • Articles from professional writers and our President
  • Social media posts

In addition to our content, we are openly challenging the Philadelphia Region to end these 10 problems on a system level or on an individual level.

Duties

  • Work with the President to discuss issues/stories you want to write about.
  • Content/stories produced need to include big ideas on social change and solutions to problems in Philadelphia.
  • Write as little or as much as you want.
  • Collect data and do research for stories (if you want).
  • Include music, video, and audio (if you want).
  • Examples of types of articles you can produce:
    • Interviews
    • Story telling
    • Opinions/reviews
    • Spotlight article of individuals/organizations
    • Original ideas/proposals
    • News reporting

Qualifications

  • Experience writing for school, work, or volunteer organizations
  • Solid written communication
  • Creativity
  • Willingness to explore big ideas
  • Some experience volunteering at nonprofit is good but not required

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About PIVEDITE INC

Location:

330 CRESTVIEW CIR, MEDIA, PA 19063, US

Mission Statement

Pivedite is a 501c3 nonprofit journalism organization. Our mission is to inform the Philadelphia Region about pivotal solutions to social problems and to encourage expedited action to end those problems. Our name was created by combining the words pivotal and expedite, and our tagline is "pivotal solutions expedited." We launched on February 3, 2020.

Description

The type of journalism we produce is called "solutions journalism". Writers and organizations who produce "solutions journalism" provide the public with answers and solutions to social problems. We report on solutions to 10 social problems in Philadelphia. These problems are listed on our website.

Our content will highlight any news story, idea, opinion, policy, service, organization, individual, or government action that attempts to end these social problems in Philadelphia.

Our content is reported through:

  • A Community Journalism Platform that is open to anyone who wants to be a volunteer writer.
  • Articles from professional writers and our President
  • Social media posts

In addition to our content, we are openly challenging the Philadelphia Region to end these 10 problems on a system level or on an individual level.

We are open to receiving information from any individual, organization, or government as long as it promotes ending the problem.




Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Media & Broadcasting

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Public Relations
  • Journalism
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Internet Research
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • As many hours as you want
  • • Experience writing for school, work, or volunteer organizations • Solid written communication • Creativity • Willingness to explore big ideas • Some experience volunteering at nonprofit is good but not required

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