Storyhunter is an online platform that allows you to find, hire, and pay freelance media professionals worldwide. Our freelancers cover every form of content creation and production support - from writers and copy editors to doc shooters and production companies, from photojournalists and VJs to 360 video and senior producers - Storyhunter offers it all. We have a network of over 36,000 freelancer media professionals around the world alongside a freelancer management system that enables you to simply contract and pay your own networks of freelance contributors.
How does it work?
Simply post your needs on Storyhunter, including your location, budget and timing. Our algorithm instantly matches you with the best available freelancers in our network and notifies them of your project. If they are interested, they will respond to you. Often in just a few hours.
How do you know the freelancer you are hiring can provide the quality work you need?
We individually vet every freelancer and production company on our platform. Plus, for each project carried out on Storyhunter, we collect reviews and ratings, from media companies and brands like you, that are added to each freelancer or production company’s portfolio. You can watch previous work, read biographical information, and feel confident you are hiring the right person or company.
Do you have a general topic or theme in mind but need some help with the specific story ideas?
Our Call-for-Pitches posting can help. It’s kind of like an RFP for video ideas that you can do in one location, or all over the world. Create a posting describing what you’re looking for and freelancers will provide you with relevant, specific story ideas that they can also produce if you decide to greenlight them.
Freelancer Management System
You can also use Storyhunter to build and manage your own network of freelancers You have built up your own network of freelancers over the years. Add them to Storyhunter with the click of a button. Then manage them together with the freelancers you find through Storyhunter. Welcome to your new freelancer rolodex, accessible from anywhere.
Stay On Top Of Your Freelance Projects
Storyhunter’s project management tools are specifically designed to make content production more efficient. They help you collaborate and communicate in real-time with your team and freelancers. And they help keep you organized. You can view and manage your projects, assets, contracts, cash advances, payments, and messages — all in one place.
Pay Your Freelancers Anywhere In The World
Stop worrying about wire transfers, checks, or Paypal payments. Whether you’re hiring an individual freelancer or an entire crew, we offer simple and fast payments, guaranteeing payment to your contractors within 30 days. Worried about taxes at the end of the year? Please don’t. We offer 1099 tax filing on your behalf and downloadable accounting reports.
Spend Less. Track More.
Storyhunter keeps your finance team happy by tracking project spend with always up-to-date reports. View detailed information about your projects, freelancers and invoices in our reporting dashboard. And if needed, easily download your information.