Write for CBD Hacker

Are you a thorough, meticulous researcher? Or a tenacious policy reporter? Do you love breaking down jargon into engaging writing for a popular audience?

CBD Hacker is looking for a few good freelance journalists and content writers.

Here are a few of the qualities we look for in our writers:

  • Ability to engage online audiences, even when the material is confusing or complex
  • Receptiveness to editorial feedback
  • Consistent, quality work
  • Fanatical respect for deadlines

If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you.

Please be aware, though, that we are not looking for guest posts or sponsored posts at this time.

We’re Looking for Pitches on These Topics


  • Legislative efforts at the state or national level
  • In-depth reporting on hemp and CBD advocacy
  • Changing FDA and USDA policies toward CBD and hemp


  • DIY tutorials
  • Recipes (especially from nutritionists or food industry professionals)
  • First-person narratives about experiences with CBD

CBD Industry & Business Reporting

  • Longform interviews with industry leaders
  • Industry trends
  • CBD company profiles

CBD Science

  • Articles explaining the research behind using CBD for different health conditions
  • Answers to frequently asked questions about CBD
  • Surprising facts about CBD
  • New research and breaking news

A Few Things We DON’T Want

  • Poetry, fiction, or letters to the editor
  • Thinly veiled (or blatant) content marketing
  • Press releases
  • Any content that has already been published elsewhere

How to submit your pitch

  1. Email our editorial team at editor@cbdhacker.com.
  2. Be sure to include the word “Pitch” in the subject line.
  3. Provide a brief outline of your idea in the body of your email. This should clearly describe:
    • The topic, question, or problem your article will address.
    • Why our readers will be interested.
  4. Include 2-3 links to samples of your writing.
  5. Tell us a little bit about yourself, and let us know if you have any credentials that would be relevant to our audience.
  6. Hit send.

What happens next?

We will review your submission. If we like your idea, we will get back to you with feedback or questions.

As soon as we agree on the direction for the article, we’ll send you our style guide and freelancer agreement. We will also get the ball rolling on all of that admin stuff that will allow us to pay you for your work.