Career Opportunities at KHOL

Freelance Reporters

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Have a story idea for KHOL? We’re looking for audio and digital features primarily focused on Teton County, Wyoming, or Teton County, Idaho. Housing, tourism, local politics, climate change, wildlife and recreation are some of the major topics we cover.  Jackson is also about 30% Latino, and we would love to expand our bilingual coverage of that community.

Here are some examples of successful recent freelance stories and interviews:

An Encore for Pierre’s Theatre in Victor

One of Jackson’s Few Mexican Bakeries Faces Uncertain Future (también en español)

Author Tom Turiano to Update Landmark Backcountry Ski Guidebook

Visiting Artist Horacio Rodriguez Takes on Immigration Policy Through Clay

Juanita’s Market Offers a Taste of Mexico in Victor

Reporting can be done remotely, but freelancers will ideally be based in the Mountain West and/or have a strong familiarity with the region.


$400 for a feature, web and audio, 4 – 6 minutes$250 for superspots, web and audio, 2+ sources, 2 – 3 minutes$150 for two-way, web and audio$100 for spots w/ narration and 1 source$75 for spots w/o narration and 1 source  + $50 for photos

How to Submit Pitches

First, email KHOL news director Tyler Pratt at explaining your connection to the Mountain West and prior journalism experience. Please include your resume. It’s okay not to send a specific pitch in your first email–we just want to hear from interested contributors! (But if you do have a pitch: Great!)

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