Examiner.com is a relatively new website which hires writers to cover news in an area of expertise in their local city. Examiner also offers national positions for their expert writers. Examiner.com is currently hiring new writers and they have plenty of interests from which to choose. If you enjoy writing about the latest news examiner.com may be for you.

Apply to be an Examiner

There is a link in the resource section below to apply to be an examiner in your local area. Choose an area of expertise that you like to write about. You will be required to submit a writing sample and explain how you can relate your expertise to your local area. If you would like a referral, input the examiner code 13881.

Getting Hired

It takes about a month to hear back from Examiner.com. Examiners are independent contractors and you can choose what you write about and how much you write. Most examiners spend 4-6 hours per week writing for examiner.com.

Write and Earn Money from Examiner.com

The articles you submit to examiner.com are currently earning 1 cent per article view, making it a very lucrative writing opportunity. Your writing shows up as news in search engine results, so earning often spike immediately after an article is published and then drop off over time. Make sure you include locations and helpful information to other people in your city.