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Help Wanted: Phoenix New Times Freelance Restaurant Critic

Phoenix New Times has an immediate opening for a journalist who has a sophisticated understanding of food and the skill to write about it in an engaging way.

We publish food and restaurant news in multiple formats - criticism, daily stories and long-form features. Ideal candidates will have a solid culinary background, either self-taught or through professional kitchen experience or education. This is a contract/freelance opportunity.

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Write a cover letter discussing: the scope and sources of your culinary knowledge; your approach to restaurant criticism; and your thoughts on the current culture of food reporting. Include a resume and three links to your best work and send to: [email protected]

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Amy Silverman is a two-time winner of the Arizona Press Club’s Journalist of the Year award. Her work has appeared on the radio show This American Life and in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Lenny Letter, and Brain, Child. She’s the co-curator of the live reading series Bar Flies, and a commentator for KJZZ, the NPR affiliate in Phoenix. Silverman is the author of the book My Heart Can’t Even Believe It: A Story of Science, Love, and Down Syndrome (Woodbine House 2016). Follow her on Instagram (@amysilverman), Twitter (@amysilvermanaz), and at amy-silverman.com.