Freelancer Policy

Double Scoop welcomes pitches from arts reviewers, essayists, journalists, videographers, photographers and podcasters. And if you produce a type of media we haven’t thought of yet, we’ll consider that, too.

Double Scoop covers the visual arts in every part of Nevada—and occasionally in the nearby regions of California (Truckee, Lake Tahoe, Susanville, Joshua Tree, etc.)

We’ll hold you to stringent standards when it comes to accuracy, verification, ethics and writing mechanics. We require a level of clarity and accessibility that non-art-scholars can read. We welcome a wide range of voices and perspectives.

We value well-researched, well-thought, well-written arts journalism and commentary. We acknowledge that making good media takes time, skill and commitment, so we don’t ask anyone to work for free.

Double Scoop avoids conflicts of interest. Generally, our contributors don’t report on events or organizations that they’re involved with. (We occasionally make exceptions to this rule, in cases where we believe an inside view of a topic or project will be beneficial to our readers. On these occasions, we operate with a high degree of transparency and disclosure.)

If potential sources ask for an article in return for an advertisement or monetary contribution, please help us educate them on the fact that we do not offer “pay-to-play” arrangements. We require you to be 100 percent transparent about who you do business with and what irons you have in which fires.

To pitch an article, series or idea, send a brief, introductory email and links to a few of your best, most relevant clips to Editor Kris Vagner, kris@doublescoop.art.