To maintain our high quality network of media professionals, we vet all incoming freelancers. We ask for work samples so we can see the quality of work each freelancer produces. For at least one work sample, we require contact information of the commissioning editor to verify the work (see below).
Verification usually takes 1-3 business days. Once vetted, we will let you know and you will have full access to Storyhunter.
Work Sample Information
On each work sample uploaded, we ask for the service provided on the project. Multiple services may be added for one individual project. The section "Project Category" helps us determine the type of work the sample would fall under. "Covered Topics" allows freelancers to input keywords that define the project.
Verifying work helps ensure that the freelancer did complete the work listed on the profile. We need at least one of the submitted projects to be verified by a commissioning editor.
To verify a work sample, in addition to general project information, provide the name and company email address of the individual who commissioned you to produce that work. The email address must follow the @companyaddress.com format; personal email addresses like @gmail.com and @icloud.com will not be acceptable. ( If the commissioning editor works under a personal email address, please send an email to email@example.com letting us know which work sample you’re looking to verify.)
Once you submit the company email address, an email will be sent out to the person who commissioned you. This email asks the person who commissioned your work to verify that you did, in fact, carry out the work. The message they receive is written in a simple yes/no format, that allows them to select “yes” to verify and “no” to reject.
While we only require one verified work sample, we do recommend you verify all of them to increase the quality of your profile.