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Connect with top-tier global clients including major broadcasters, newspapers, digital media, PR agencies, and corporations. We offer a world of opportunities for skilled news professionals.

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News Professionals every month

Clients in

90+

countries

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Why Top News Professionals Choose Paydesk

Beautiful SEO-Optimized Portfolio Pages

Showcase your work with elegant, custom URL profiles that enhance online visibility and client engagement.

Create Profile

Effortless Job Opportunities

Direct access to high-quality assignments from top media companies, directly to your inbox.

Get Hired

Guaranteed and Timely Payment

We guarantee payment for all jobs booked through Paydesk. We handle all billing and invoicing directly with clients, ensuring you get paid on time, every time.

Get Paid

Insurance Coverage

Insurance protection for every job, ensuring peace of mind and security during assignments.

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Complete tasks, and get paid

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Rafael H.

Journalist in Caracas, Venezuela

Excellent

Kathy Kate S.

Journalist in Lusaka, Zambia

Your service is excellent and efficient.Thank you so much.

Lucy P.

Journalist in Mbeya, Tanzania

I am satisfied with your service thank you.

Erlich D.

Journalist in Boston, United States of America

Excellent no complaint always on time with the payments

Billie O.

Journalist in Nairobi, Kenya

Your service is prompt and you also respond to feedback in timely fashion

Pedro R.

Journalist in Miami, United States of America

Perfect

Erick R.

Journalist in Maryland City, United States of America

Muy agradecido, ya que a través de esta plataforma he podido realizar trabajos de mi profesión.

Fulgence H.

Journalist in Kigali, Rwanda

I appreciate your efforts, consistency and punctuality

Vicky S.

Journalist in Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Prompt payment, thank you

Tu Wei K.

Journalist in Panama City, Panama

Excellent job. Thank you for your service.

Gebremichael G.

Journalist in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Good.

IDRISSA A.

Journalist in Niamey, Niger

Merci pour l'efficacité de vos services. Continuez

Juan C.

Journalist in Miami, United States of America

Excellent service and kept me informed of every detail

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, anyone interested in joining paydesk can start by creating a profile, but before it goes live, our editorial team will verify that you are a freelance professional working within the news industry. Creating an account is free. During the account creation process, you will be asked to upload links to a few work samples. These samples are crucial as they demonstrate your experience and background in news reporting, journalism, or a related field. Our team reviews these submissions carefully to ensure that only qualified individuals can access and utilize our platform, maintaining our high standard of quality and reliability.

We verify profiles at Paydesk to maintain the integrity and quality of our platform, which is dedicated to serving the world's largest news outlets with high-quality and reliable coverage. If you're a freelancer in the news industry looking to join Paydesk, you'll need to undergo our vetting process. This process involves uploading work samples that showcase your experience and professionalism in news reporting, journalism, or a related field. We meticulously review these submissions to ensure that only qualified individuals have access to and can utilize our platform. This rigorous vetting process is crucial for building a network of top-tier professionals who are capable of meeting the immediate needs of global news organizations. It's our way of ensuring that every member of the Paydesk community can contribute to our mission of providing exceptional news coverage, thereby maintaining our reputation as a trusted partner for the news industry.

Paydesk's vetting process is designed to ensure that every member is verified. When you sign up for a profile you are required to include a short bio, a profile photo and links to published or broadcast work samples that showcase your expertise in roles such as journalism, videography, photography or similar. Additionally you must confirm your email address and mobile number. Only after your profile is fully complete will it undergo review by our editorial team.

The verification process at paydesk typically takes 1-2 business days, but it can sometimes be expedited if required. This period allows our editorial team to thoroughly review your profile, including your bio, profile photo and links to your work samples. The duration of the process can vary, depending on the volume of applications we are currently processing. We appreciate your patience and aim to complete verifications as quickly as possible, welcoming you into our network of trusted news industry professionals.

Membership at paydesk is completely free for professionals. There are no fees to join or to maintain your profile on our platform and we send each freelancer the exact amount that has been booked.

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