EatingWell Magazine is Accepting Pitches (Pays: $1 per word)

Do you write about food? Are you looking for a magazine that pays you well to help them do this?

EatingWell seeks pitches.

A national food magazine that focuses solely on eating healthfully, EatingWell is published 10 times a year and, as of the January/February 2019 issue of the magazine, has a circulation of 1,775,000.

The magazine currently seeks ideas/pitches from new writers, and they pay $1 per word.

Who can Pitch:

  • Anyone from anywhere in the world with good experience in food writing.

How to Apply:

  • Familiarize yourself with the magazine (EatingWell) and its departments.
  • Send ideas for specific sections in the magazine.
  • Read past columns, and develop your pitch following the format of those columns.
  • Explain why the idea/topic you are pitching should be covered in a specific issue of the magazine.
  • Note that your pitch must be about food (its origins, social issues related to its networks, its culture and traditions).
  • Send your pitch to Associate Nutrition Editor, Julia Westbrook: or to Food Editor, Jim Romanoff:


  • $1 per word.

Good luck.

Ernest Ogunyemi

Ernest O. Ogunyemi enjoys playing with words to express what he feels within, or wants to feel. His stories have appeared in magazines and blogs such as Tuck Magazine, Naija Stories, Poetry Soup and his poetry is forthcoming in Acumen91 (out in May) and African Writing. Currently, he is working on a short story collection: Weaving Fine Rhythms from Broken Tunes.

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