We’re big proponents of contributing content (guest posts, op-eds, commentaries, etc.) to media outlets read by your target audience. Such a strategy can help get your name – and your valuable expertise – in the press, and in front of your key demographic.
With this in mind, below is a list of 10 politics-focused media outlets that currently accept op-ed submissions and / or guest content.
Before submitting to any of these outlets (or, any outlet at all), get a good feel for the type of content they publish, and read carefully through each outlet’s guidelines for submission.
The Hill: Print and online outlet focused on news, politics, & policy.
To submit an op-ed: https://thehill.com/submitting-op-eds
To apply to become a contributor: https://thehill.com/contributor-application-form
POLITICO: Print and online outlet focused on news, politics, & policy. The outlet also offers a Politico Pro version, as well as several well-read newsletters.
National Review: A conservative news magazine offering views, perspectives, and news on topics related to politics and policy.
CQ Roll Call: Print and online outlet committed to non-partisan reporting on the goings-on of Capital Hill.
The American Conservative: Print and online outlet covering news and politics from a conservative viewpoint.
Reason: Print and online outlet, self-described as “the nation’s libertarian magazine”. Covers civil liberties, politics, technology, culture, policy, and commerce.
The Nation: Outlet features progressive political views, news, and commentary.
The American Prospect: Print and online outlet offers “informed discussion on public policy from a progressive perspective.”
The Progressive: Print and online outlet focused on national politics, culture, foreign policy, and news events, from a left-leaning perspective.
Slate: Online outlet offering “analysis and commentary about politics, news, business, technology, and culture.”