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Posted 7/12/19

Contributing Editor - Health and Beauty

Do you have a passion for health, wellness, fitness, nutrition, and beauty? And do you absolutely love conceptualizing articles; pulling all the pieces together to create compelling packages of content to share with a smart, upscale readership?

If you’re saying “yes,” then you might be the person that What’s Up? Media—publisher of What’s Up? AnnapolisWhat’s Up? Eastern ShoreWhat’s Up? West County, and What’s Up? Weddings—would like to meet and discuss the possibility of joining our team as a contributing editor.

In the role of Contributing Editor—Health & Beauty, you will be challenged with the following responsibilities: writing/developing five-to-ten articles of varying length per month for the “Health & Beauty” department of our magazines; covering medical and wellness trends, and the local market of services and products; developing leads and researching expert sources for potential coverage; engaging national and  local vendors to source content ideas; and enhancing all content reach via online activity (blogging) and social media avenues.

This contracted position is part-time (estimated 30 hours per month) and 90% telecommute (work-at-home), with several required office meetings per month. You’ll report to and collaborate with the Editorial Director and Publisher to maintain a consistent and relevant editorial plan for the articles.

A keen knowledge of our region and demographic—Annapolis, Eastern Shore, and the Chesapeake Bay region as a whole—is necessary.

Please send a cover letter explaining your qualifications and at least three writing samples toEditor@whatsupmag.com with a subject line of “Health Editor.”


Posted 7/12/19

Contributing Editor - Home Design & Décor

Do you have a passion for home design, architecture, décor, exterior landscaping, and real estate? And do you absolutely love conceptualizing articles; pulling all the pieces together to create compelling packages of content to share with a smart, upscale readership?

If you’re saying “yes,” then you might be the person that What’s Up? Media—publisher ofWhat’s Up? AnnapolisWhat’s Up? Eastern ShoreWhat’s Up? West County, and What’s Up? Weddings—would like to meet and discuss the possibility of joining our team as a contributing editor.

In the role of Contributing Editor—Home Design & Décor, you will be challenged with the following responsibilities: writing/developing five-to-ten articles of varying length per month for the “Home & Garden” department of our magazines; covering interior and exterior trends, and the local real estate market; developing leads and site visits of extraordinary homes for potential coverage; engaging national and  local vendors to source content ideas; and enhancing all content reach via online activity (blogging) and social media avenues.

This contracted position is part-time (estimated 30 hours per month) and 90% telecommute (work-at-home), with several required office meetings per month. You’ll report to and collaborate with the Editorial Director and Publisher to maintain a consistent and relevant editorial plan for the articles.

A keen knowledge of our region and demographic—Annapolis, Eastern Shore, and the Chesapeake Bay region as a whole—is necessary.

Please send a cover letter explaining your qualifications and at least three writing samples to Editor@whatsupmag.com with a subject line of “Home Editor.”


Posted 7/12/19

Contributing Writer: Food & Dining

What’s Up? Media is seeking qualified writers to cover the local dining scene, specifically writing restaurant dining reviews and interviews with local chefs and culinary ownership. We are actively growing our coverage of the dining scene, especially on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. 

Qualified writers will possess a culinary background of a professional caliber and demonstrate exemplary writing skills. We prefer our writers to live within the area of primary coverage, which includes: Anne Arundel, Queen Anne’s, Kent, Caroline, Talbot, and Dorchester counties. 

As a contributing writer, you will be contracted on a freelance basis per assignment and expected to attend editorial meetings as determined by the editorial director.

To introduce yourself, please send a brief cover letter, resume, and three writing samples to editor@whatsupmag.com with the subject line “Dining Writer”


Posted 7/12/19

Editorial Intern

Do you like writing? Do you like cubicles? Do you like the oxford comma (please say yes)?

What’s Up? Wants You! 

What’s Up? Media is looking for an Editorial Intern. This is a 12–20 hours per week unpaid internship.

Objectives include learning the following skills:
  • Production and workflow management
  • Editorial Research
  • Creative Writing
  • Digital Copywriting
  • Community Outreach
  • Client Relations Skills and Business Acumen
Necessary computer skills include: Microsoft Word, Excel, and efficient typing. Familiarity with Dropbox, and Web Site Hosting platforms.

This internship supports the Editorial Department with data entry of fact checked events information with correct style/formatting, spelling, and grammar. This job is perfect for a student or recent grad studying English, Creative Writing, or Journalism. If you have a flair for writing and an eye for detail, this position allows for creativity in writing blog posts, event announcements, and other ~super cool~ writing assignments. 

Please email the following documents (Cover Letter, Resume, and Writing Sample) for consideration to Entertainment Editor, Cate Reynolds at creynolds@whatsupmag.com and Community Editor, Caley Breese at cbreese@whatsupmag.com with the Email Subject Line: What’s Up? Media Intern Candidate. No phone calls, please. Thank you!