The Establishment


The Establishment is a multimedia site run and funded by Women.

They seek to unearth overlooked stories, produce original reporting, and provide a platform for voices that have been marginalized by the mainstream media.

Their audience is international and they gladly accept pitches from writers around the world.

Editorial Needs

  • They publish originally reported features, interviews, long-form journalism, personal essays.
  • Humor, wit, and good old-fashioned satire are welcome.
  • Feature stories, op-eds, and personal essays are 800-1,500 words
  • Long-term investigative reports with at least 5 interviews can be up to 3000 words

Payment Information

Payment Information, According to Our Best Research (May Change, or Be Innaccurate)

  • They pay $125 for feature stories, op-eds, and personal essays.
  • $500 for a select few long-form investigative pieces.

According to our best research, the maximum they will pay is $500.

Payment Reports

Year Pay (US $) Words Payment Speed Payment Difficulty Research & Reporting Publication Type Comments
2016 $0.05/word.
$150 total
3000 words Effortless Paymnt Little to None  
2016 $0.10/word.
$125 total
1200 words Less Than 7 Days Effortless Paymnt Little to None  
2016 $0.06/word.
$120 total
2000 words Less than a Month Effortless Paymnt Moderate  
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Contact & Submission Information

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To learn more, read their submission guidelines