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Saigoneer is an English-language online lifestyle magazine which covers topics related to food, society, development, history, culture and the arts in Saigon. We strive to provide both foreign residents and English-speaking Vietnamese in Saigon with engaging content which informs and entertains. Whether providing context to local affairs, showcasing the best of Saigon's arts and culture scene, discovering the story behind a decades-old street food stall or delving into the city's fast-paced development, Saigoneer prides itself on producing well-researched, informative and up-to-date content for local and international readers alike.


As a digital media outlet, Saigoneer believes in using the internet to harness the power of storytelling. Whether through words, photos, videos or graphics, we aim to bring readers the best content in the best possible medium.


Freelancers interested in writing for Saigoneer should fill out and email this pitch form to, along with a writing sample. On-spec pieces will not be accepted. Please label the subject line 'Freelance Pitch.' We accept feature stories ranging from 800-1,200 words, though exceptions for shorter or longer pieces can be made if warranted. Photo essays include about 200 words of intro text and captions accompanying around 15 images. We pay competitively and on time. Before you pitch, be sure to look through our site to make sure your angle hasn't been covered recently. We look forward to seeing your ideas!


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