TYA Today Staff Writer (2020/21)

Theatre for Young Audiences/USA / United States

Are you passionate about TYA? Are you a strong writer interested in investigating and reporting on the international landscape of theatre for young audiences?

TYA Today Staff Writers will join a dynamic team to generate pitches, write pieces, and shape the future of the TYA Today Magazine. The TYA Today Staff Writers will also support the development of the new TYA Today Online Magazine.


Participate in TYA Today Staff Meetings (4 times a year, and as needed)
Develop pitches in collaboration with TYA Today Managing Editor, Executive Director and TYA/USA Board Members
Write at least 4 articles a year for TYA Today Print Magazine (2 per issue)
Offer suggestions for content for TYA Today Online


  • Excellent writing and research skills
  • Passion for international TYA field (Understanding of field trends and current issues facing the national TYA scene a plus)
  • Ability to work independently
  • Openness to collaboration, feedback and revision
  • Ability to meet deadlines


$200/article (up to $400 per issue)

Staff Writers will be hired for a one-year commitment (Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 issues).



Applications are due by February 28, 2020.

Submit the following in one complete package via email to info@tyausa.org:

Cover letter
(2) Writing Samples

Please include “TYA Today Staff Writer” in the Subject line of your email.

For questions, please email us at info@tyausa.org.