Help working journalists in the United States (and to a lesser extent Canada).
- highlight Expertise Finder experts for breaking and evolving news stories via social media, in online groups, using our blog and beyond
- find creative ways to help the media produce quality content in a timely manner
The goal is to highlight Expertise Finder as a tool to add to a journalist’s toolbox.
It’s a new position with growth potential. The person skills will define the role.
Two hours per day Monday to Friday.
The bulk of the work needs to be in the morning, while can follow news throughout the day. Example 7:30-9:30amET.
$40 per hour.
– strong grasp of social media tools
– experience getting attention on social media
– journalism experience
– news sense
Can work from anywhere.
While working as a TV producer with a public broadcaster in Toronto I, Stavros, struggled to find quality experts. I thought there must be a better way.
Enter Ebrahim, a full stack developer. Together we have built Expertise Finder, a search engine for journalists to find experts.
How We Make Money:
We sell our software to power expert directories (SaaS) for universities and colleges. Here’s a client, experts.ryerson.ca.
How We Do Not Make Money:
It’s free for journalists to search and contact experts.
No advertising, no way for experts to pay to rank higher, no featured experts. Only academics can currently be listed (form of verification).