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Volunteer Editorial Assistant

WhoWhatWhy is seeking a motivated VOLUNTEER assistant to help handle all kinds of interesting editorial projects and learn about journalism operations from the inside.

This position, open to people of all ages, is part-time and initially unpaid, but down the road, as we grow, we can offer possibilities of compensation. This is a remote position, and a minimum commitment of 10 hours a week is required. This is an extraordinary opportunity to get your foot into creative contemporary journalism with its many facets, including writing, editing, video, podcasts, marketing, public relations, branding, fundraising, and more.

Who We Are

WhoWhatWhy is a remarkable news organization and community that is making a difference, setting a new standard, and innovating on every front. A nonprofit that accepts no advertising, we are staffed largely with skilled volunteers dedicated to elevating public awareness and fostering a more vigorous democracy.  

To apply, send your resume and a customized cover letter explaining why you're a good fit for this position.


  • Interest in and knowledge of current affairs and news
  • Excellent written communication and oral presentation abilities
  • Maturity, accuracy, confidence, focus, high level of organizational capability, self-motivation


  • Track and manage projects and tasks
  • Conduct research
  • Interact with editor's contacts
  • Assist with whatever needs to be done
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