Our clients, some of the world's largest broadcasters, as well as broadsheets, digital, PR and corporates, are constantly in need of reputable, professional and trained journalists, all over the world.Get started
Your first step to being found by our clients is create a free profile. It takes just a few minutes. Think of it as an introduction, resume, and personal marketing brochure rolled into one, highlighting your:
The best profiles are complete, well-written, error-free, and feature a professional, friendly looking picture.
paydesk is both push and pull. Our search feature allows clients to locate journalist in the place they need them, when they need them. Our client's requirements are often event driven, and frequently our top assignments revolve around covering breaking news. The best way to be found in these cases is:
Another way to get work is to write a pitch in our "stories" section. This is where you write a short description of a feature/event that you can cover. Many of our clients are producers at big broadcasters, who start their shift by planning the day's coverage, and are looking for ideas to fill their schedule.
Clients can make an initial contact with you via an in-app messaging service. This is used just for them to confirm your skills and availability. Once you and the client are happy with the job at hand, the client must make an official booking via paydesk. Official bookings will show up in your dashboard as jobs. All official bookings are covered by our payment guarantee - meaning we will collect payment in escrow from the client, and ensure you are paid promptly. Unfortunately we cannot extend this payment guarantee to jobs booked outside of paydesk.