If you are interested in writing for YEG Fitness, you've come to the right place.
YEG Fitness features local stories of Edmonton area businesses. We try to put a local spin on news stories and activities. We keep our reader informed about current fitness related stories and events and we love featuring articles written by local fitness and health professionals.
Please look over our writer's guidelines below. We welcome new writers but obviously prefer to use those with previous journalism/writing experience. Thanks again for your interest. We look forward to working with you.
To pitch a story idea or submit a feature for YEG Fitness, contact us here here. For more information on what we're looking for, read below.
With a monthly reach of more than 120,000 unique national and international visitors and growing, YEG Fitness features daily, web-exclusive content.
For pitches, include a summary describing the article idea, an approximate length and date it could be finished.
We prefer submissions as Word attachments. Your name, photo and one- to two-sentence bio should be included with your submission. Submissions to the website are on a donation basis (byline and bio are compensation). Articles are automatically archived. Please double-check spelling and grammar before submitting. All articles will be edited for length, grammar, content, style and tone. Deadline for submission is the 21st of the month prior to appearing in YEG Fitness
Note: We suggest you check out several issues of YEG Fitness before submitting an article query. Back issues are available in the Archives section.
For web submissions and queries, include a summary describing the article idea, an approximate length and the date it could be finished. Email submissions preferred. Please note that all articles will be edited for length, grammar, content, style and tone. We offer a link back you YOUR PERSONAL website or social media pages. We do not link to ANY sites promoting products or services. Links to a personal wellness/fitness blog is still considered a sponsored post as it is not a PERSONAL page. If the purpose of your article submission is to create awareness of your website or to sell a product or service, that is called an advertisement and is considered a sponsored post. We do accept sponsored posts with up to 2 link backs in the article at a rate of $50/post which includes social media mentions. Articles submitted with links directing to another website will be declined unless this option is chosen as the article is now considered a sponsored link or advertisement.
We do our best to respond to all inquiries, but be aware we are sometimes inundated. If you have not heard back from us after 4-6 weeks, please assume we will not be able to use your idea or submission.
We only publish new articles at the beginning of each month to follow the timeline of a magazine. We can not publish your article sooner, so please keep this in mind when submitting.