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Become A Writer For My Black Colorado

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Freelance Writer for My Black Colorado LLC.   We would like to go over our workflow with you in order to help you to be awarded paid writing contracts with us in the future.  Please contact us with any questions or concerns at 719-629-7482 or info@myblackcolorado.com

Become A Freelance Writer For Us

Go to www.myblackcolorado.com/register to create a free online account.

Any material you create for us will be connected to this account.

Create a Profile about yourself and your skillset and accomplishments as a writer at www.myblackcolorado.com/add

This information will be used when you get approved as a paid freelance writer for us.

How To Get Set Up For Interview

Google Voice (Apple)  |   Google Voice (Android)


Why? This app allows you to record incoming phone calls, which will be saved as audio recording and sent to your email.

 You can find your google voice phone number by going to the app on your phone and clicking on the setting Tab.  The phone number will be at listed at the top of settings screen.  If there is not number assigned, you will be prompted to set up a google voice number.

Why?  My Black Colorado will send out notifications for potential  interviews to your google Voice Number, and all phone interviews will be recorded through google voice, to later send to My Black Colorado’s Verification of interview and content.  Also so we can monitor phonecall interviews for quality control purposes.

Text us at 719-629-7482

Text us your first and last name, and that your google voice is set up. At that time we will schedule a test phonecall to make sure your google voice number can record incoming phonecalls.

Why? Once we can confirm that you are set up for recording interviews, we will place you on our Level System for Freelance Writers text Notification List.

Our Freelance Level System

The Level system is created to give our freelance writers an opportunity to show us what they cna do before we give them paid projects.  We have created a rewards based system based on consistency and quality.

The Level  1 is where most of our freelance writers will start.  We have a text message group that you will be added to to receive notifications.  We will notify this group of an opportunity to interview and write an article for us.  If you volunteer to do the interview, and it completed and done well and in a timely manner, then you will be approved to move to the Level 2  Group.  If you are not approved one of our reresetatives will give you feedback on changes to make so that you can eligible for Level 2.

Articles assigned to this group are written for FREE.

Details for Level 1 Interview: You will have a list to choose from.  You just have to select a person to call to set up a time to do a 5 minute recorded interview with.  We will provide preset questions to ask them.  When interview is completed,  you will send us audio recording of completed interview so we can review for quality assurance, then we will send you back a rough transcription of your audio recording.  You will then have to clean up transcription into a questions and answer form and submit the article to us for review.   Following the process is required to be approved to write paid articles for us.  We need to make sure you can follow directions and the process correctly.

 

We will have a Level 2, text message group that you will be added to, inorder to receive notifications.  We will notify this group of an opportunity to interview and write an article for us. The first one to respond and accept, is the one who receives the project..  You cannot accept more than one assignment at time. Only after your current project is completed and content submitted for review, can you accept another project  If you volunteer to do the interview, and it is completed and done well and in a timely manner, then you will be approved for our Level 3 Group.  If you are not approved, one of our representatives will give you feedback on changes to make so that you can eligible for Level 3, or you will be moved to Level 1

You can be paid up to $50 per Interview + Article for projects assigned to this group

We will have a Level 3, text message group that you will be added to, in order to receive notifications.  We will notify this group of an opportunity to interview and write an article for us. The first one to respond and accept, is the one who receives the project.  This group will have the first right to refusal, before level 2 or level 1 has access to the project.  You cannot accept more than one Project at time. Only after your current project is completed and content submitted for review, can you accept another project  If you volunteer to do the interview, and it is completed and done well and in a timely manner, then you will be maintain your Level 3 Status.  If the project is not up to our standards, one of our representatives will give you feedback on changes to make so that you an maintain your level 3 status, or you will be moved to Level 2.

You can be paid up to $100 per Interview + Article for projects assigned to this group

Talk with Our Publishing Consultant

Cynthia Camble

I am an unique visionary to bring your written project to life. With 20 years of Document and Information Management experience to include working in the Government, Non Profit, and Private sectors the power of the written word has always been my great passion.

Read Our Writer Profiles

Shirley Martinez

My name is Shirley Martinez. I am a retired army veteran and recently retired from Colorado Springs Utilities.  I am currently the vice president of the Pikes Peak Diversity Council, Inc and a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant. In my free time I spend time with my family, I love to volunteer in the community, read and grow flowers. I work many hours to bridge and connect groups or individuals together to bring about change.

Tina Adams

Tina Adam’s passion for writing began when she was a young girl writing for her high school newspaper. Since then, she has authored and co-authored three books to include her best-seller, “Out of Darkness.” Her next book, “Woman at The Well: Laugh, Love and God,” will be released in early 2020. Ms. Adams has always loved writing and sharing messages that God would give her through the written word. She began freelance editing in 2019, and soon after launched her editing company, Inkwell Edits. Her heart is rooted in helping people produce well-written works of art by ensuring their messages shine through without textual errors. Her repertoire is vast. She possesses expertise in copy-editing, as well as composing articles and book blurbs.

Keena Day

Keena Day, M.A., is an educator, writer, and poet. She is a central office literacy leader focused on culturally responsive and equitable practices in curriculum, assessment, and instruction for grades 6-12 in Denver, CO. She has written for several media outlets such as The Tennessee Tribune, and is the author of AFROdiisiacs (2019) and The Colors of My Boudoir (2015).  

Camiio Patton

I am an inspired author, and father of two. I grew up in Denver Colorado in a small neighborhood known as Montbello. Recently I have obtained my GED and will be attending SNHU this coming fall for a degree in English and creative writing. During the week if I am not at work, I am writing, planning, or mentoring the youth in my neighborhood as a 7 youth coach for the box state hornets. Writing and football is life. Through them both I aim to teach and develop.

Talisa Caldwell

Talisa Caldwell has years of experience writing. She has written multiple songs, grants, proposals and essays for herself and various businesses throughout the United States. She specializes in songwriting, poetry, interviews and articles.

Angelique Scott

Angelique Scott has been member of the Colorado Springs community for the last 8 years.  She relocated here after finishing her service in the United States Air Force.  She enjoys the beautiful backdrop & serene landscape this state has to offer.  Angelique is a freelance writer, jewelry maker & all around creative.  She is a fierce advocate for the black community especially in the arena of healthcare equality.  

Melvin Whipple

Milton Whipple

My name is Milton Whipple. I am originally from Gordon, Georgia. I am currently enrolled in grad school to become a Social Worker. In my free time I love to cook, read and write. I am passionate about giving back to the community and helping out the less fortunate. I work hard day in and day out to make sure those coming after me do not have to face the same struggles! Let’s be the change we want to see! 

Kenya Mahogany Fashaw

Kenya Mahogany Fashaw, is the Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of 5280 Artist Co-Op. Kenya is a Spoken Word artist, actress and Playwright. She was a member of 2012 Denver Slam Nuba’s (“we cut heads”) slam team. She was also a recipient of the Denver Center of Performing Art Playwrights Group. She has written and directed “Colorism, Breaking The Chains of Complexion” produced by 5280 Artist Co-Op in 2015, and has won a Henry Award for “Best New Play,” in 2018. She was also nominated for another Henry award for “1 Night 6 Plays,” produced by 5280 Artist Co-Op, in 2019 which included two Time & of her micro scripts; Hiphop Matrimony: A Hiphop musical and Cages: No More Boundage. Kenya was Honored as a Colorado Creative in the Westword in February 2020. Kenya creates stories to normalize people of color and to change their narratives.

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N'Dea Carter

A Denver native and recent graduate from Metropolitan State University of Denver’s Journalism department, N’dea Carter is a young professional starting her journey as a writer and a public relations specialist. Ms. Carter has written on topics such as the homelessness crisis in Colorado, the dangers of fast fashion on the environment and the impact of local activists. During her time as an intern with U.S. Bank she helped kick-start the first newsletter for the Investment Services Marketing department, co-authoring several articles highlighting senior level executives’ role in the company and in the community. Ms. Carter is passionate about her community and hopes to showcase the good work of great people through her writing.

Brandon Bornes

The Founder & Editor in Chief of My Black Colorado. Brandon has a background in multimedia & marketing which includes video production, photography, website design, and writing.  Brandon uses his gifts, talents & skills to uplift the local community.

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