Thursday, April 18, 2024
From the Publisher

Join our team: a personal invitation for aspiring contributors at the Wenatchee Business Journal


I'm excited to announce that the Wenatchee Business Journal, a cornerstone of business news in North Central Washington since 1987, is expanding our team of contributors. We are seeking dynamic freelancers and contributors to deepen our coverage and bring fresh perspectives to our content, focusing on the diverse business landscape of Wenatchee and the surrounding areas.

As the publisher, my goal is to delve into the intricacies of the business world with your help. If you have a talent for uncovering the hidden stories in our business community, an eye for critical analysis, and a zeal for impactful journalism, I would love for you to join our team.

Why you should write for the Wenatchee Business Journal:

  1. Engage with the business community: As a vital voice in Wenatchee's business sphere, contributing to our journal means connecting with local business leaders, illuminating significant economic trends, and celebrating our region's entrepreneurial spirit.
  1. Professional development: For both seasoned journalists and those just starting, the Wenatchee Business Journal is a perfect platform to hone journalistic skills, build a portfolio, and network within the business journalism world.
  1. Diverse topics: Our business landscape is rich and varied, offering a range of topics from startup stories and corporate insights to economic policies and profiles of business luminaries.

What I'm looking for:

I welcome contributions from individuals with varied backgrounds and perspectives. Whether you excel in writing in-depth features, covering business events, or conducting investigative journalism, you have a spot at the Wenatchee Business Journal. I'm particularly interested in:

  1. Business profiles: Captivating stories about local businesses, entrepreneurs, and key industry figures.
  1. Economic trends: Insightful analysis of local and regional economic developments, market reports, and industry insights.
  1. Business events: Coverage of significant business gatherings, conferences, and networking events.
  1. Innovation and technology: Stories on tech advancements and their impact on local businesses.
  1. Business strategies: Deep dives into successful local business models and management practices.

Get involved:

If you're interested in joining us as a freelance writer, please reach out to me at Introduce yourself, outline your expertise, and don't hesitate to include any relevant writing samples or portfolio pieces.

Together, we can create journalism that informs, engages, and empowers the business community. Become a voice in the dynamic business world of Wenatchee with us.

The Wenatchee Business Journal – Your Source for Business Insight and Innovation.

Terry Ward is the CEO of Ward Media and the publisher of the Cashmere Valley Record, Lake Chelan Mirror, The Leavenworth Echo, Quad City Herald, and the Wenatchee Business Journal. He can be reached at


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