Journalism motivation letter sample

Peter Samson
63 Smith street
Washington, USA

May, 2013

Mr. Jerald Hill,
HR Manager
News Magazine Daily

Washington, USA


Dear Mr Hill

Re: Online newsmagazine Editor

I am using this opportunity to apply for the position of Online newsmagazine Editor at “News Magazine Daily”

As you may note in the attached resume I am writer specialized in online media. Currently I wok for one of the most innovative independent media projects of the USA in the past few years, where I have explored, written and edited on topics including national and international politics, the arts, pop-culture and sports.

As the Editor of News Magazine Daily, I was in charge of the team consisted of 36 reporters, editors, photographers and designers from around the country on a political blog that reached high visit rates in the recent years. Thank to this post I have also gained a skills in commissioning content and preparing written and visual content daily suitable for wide public.

My articles are being published in some of the top US and International web magazines, including:,, ect. For detailed reference list have a look at my resume.

In a case you need some further info do not hesitate to ask. I look forward to meeting with you to discuss this exciting opportunity further.

Yours sincerely

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Peter Samson