Borderless Magazine Is Accepting Pitches/ How To Submit (Payment: $250)

Sep 15, 2023by Kelechi Okoro0

Borderless Magazine reports on labor, justice and advocacy issues impacting Midwestern immigrant communities. They report using a lens of equity and resilience.

They welcome pitches for reported feature stories, comics, photo essays, and as-told-to stories. Their story payment starts at $250 and goes up based on the difficulty of the story.

They encourage immigrants, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, and women to pitch them.

Submission Guidelines For Borderless Magazine

If you have not worked with them before, here are a few pointers on how to craft a pitch and capture their attention:

  • Please read their magazine to get a sense of their voice and examples of stories that they cover.
  • Google your idea too. See who else has covered it, and what new angle you can approach your coverage with. This should be included in your pitch.
  • Please do not send them complete drafts of stories. They will want to work with you to develop your story.
  • Also, they will like it if you include examples of your past work.

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Pitch Guidelines

Have you never pitched before? Here is an example of what Borderless Magazine is looking for:

  • In your pitch, you should include the headline.
  • What it is about
  • Where it is taking place or where it has taken place.
  • Why it is happening
  • Your sources and your story type.
  • Your work should also be approximately 800 words.
  • Send your pitches to them at [email protected] with the subject line “Story Pitch.”
  • To learn more, please click here.



Their story payment starts at $250 and goes up based on the difficulty of the story. Good luck.

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