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Content Contributors

Progress Texas is seeking content contributors for Spring and Summer 2020. Ideal candidates are experts or emerging experts in their field and able to provide unique, credible insight to issues related to abortion access, voting rights, immigration, health care, economic empowerment, LGBTQIA+ equality, or criminal justice. 

This is a great opportunity to showcase your own knowledge and work with one of the most well-known progressive organizations in Texas as we lead up to the 2020 election. 

Who We Are

Progress Texas is a non-profit media organization working to promote progressive values in our state. For almost 10 years we have been the leading progressive voice in Texas media that stands up for the left, fights the right, and advocates for issues important to a growing number of people in our state. 

Last year our team generated 40 million online impressions, more than 500 print and broadcast news stories, and we’d like you to help us continue to amplify the progressive message in 2019 and beyond. Learn more on our Who We Are page, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram


Write one article per month for related to abortion access, voting rights, immigration, health care, economic empowerment, LGBTQIA+ equality, or criminal justice. Articles should be: 

  • At least 500 words

  • At least two sources (news, scientific, or quotes from interviews accepted)

  • Relevance to the current election cycle or news stories

  • Either provide an original photo or graphic for each article

Contributors should be prepared to pitch articles, participate in weekly calls with Progress Texas, and check-in on a regular basis with Progress Texas editors.  

Compensation & Time Commitment   

Contributors will earn $100 for each completed article. 

Weekly phone check-ins are required with Progress Texas. Content contributors will begin mid-February and end mid-June. Dates are flexible. 


The ideal candidate will be:

  • An expert or emerging expert in their field, providing unique, credible insight to the issues

  • Committed to progressive issues and ideals

  • Creative and willing to push the envelope

  • Excellent at written communication

How to Apply

Applicants must send a resume and brief writing sample to Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer at by Feb. 1, 2020 at 5 p.m.

People of color, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQIA+ individuals are encouraged to apply. 

Progress Texas and the Progress Texas Institute are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, physical handicap, political affiliation, gender identity or expression, or other status protected by law.