You’re Invited TO WRITE FOR US!

Want to write for Comox Valley News?

This is your opportunity to contribute to our community and get exposure for yourself, or your business or organization.

Comox Valley News strives to inform, inspire, and engage the communities of Comox Valley through a variety of informative content such as articles, unique photos and videos.

As a result, our regular readership, though small, is growing quickly.

Comox Valley News is always looking to expand our guest writing pool. To be a contributor, we only ask that you have a strong desire to produce clear and easy-to-follow articles that our readers will find interesting and informative.

What kind of content do we publish?

Comox Valley News is an independent news, events, and community information platform that is dedicated to providing the most up-to-date and relevant information for the people here in the Comox Valley.

We are looking for your contribution in these areas:

News tips, pictures and videos

Letters to the editor

Community events

Things to celebrate

Standards

We are a hyper-local, community-specific publisher of news, information, and events.

Therefore our basic standards are simple.

  • Keep things relevant – While we do publish relevant BC stories, our readers come to Comox Valley News for Comox Valley news and information, to learn about area events, and to discuss local topics. So, the more relevant your article is to Comox Valley, the better.
  • No blatant commercial content – we welcome guest articles that are fair and balanced..  
  • Articles containing abusive, defamatory, or illegal content will be deleted. Examples of disallowed content include:
  • Articles of a sexually suggestive nature.
  • Hate speech, credible threats or direct attacks on an individual or group,
  • Conspiracy theories
  • Absolutely no spam
  • Be real and simple – We love any stories that are about the Comox Valley. Share your knowledge and expertise with your neighbors.

What do you get from writing guest articles?

Here is what you get as a guest writer on Comox Valley News::

  • The opportunity to contribute to our community!
  • You can optionally include your bio, links to your website, and other information in a prominent byline.
  • You may also contribute anonymously if you wish. We need your name and email address to check the story, but will keep you anonymous if you wish.
  • Your byline will simply be “Community Contributor.”
  • We will give you contextual links to your website. This means you may receive backlinks within your articles. Very few websites offer this..

How to begin submitting stories?

We are looking for your contribution in these areas

News tips, pictures and videos – click here

Letters to the editor – click here

Community events

Things to celebrate – click here