Jobs and Freelance Opportunities

Trucha is dedicated to fostering a workplace that values diversity and inclusion, welcoming individuals from all backgrounds to apply.


Lo sentimos. There are no open postions a this time. 

Freelance Opportunities


Buscamos ilustradores chidos y talentosos to collaborate with us on various projects. As a member of our pool, you’ll have the opportunity to work on exciting articles where your illustrations will bring stories to life or to create stickers, totes, and other merchandise. 

Here’s what you need to know:

We’re looking for illustrators to join our team. Our staff will reach out to you based on the specific needs of each and article illustration or a special project.

To be considered, simply submit your portfolio, labeled (First Name.Last Name),showcasing your best work to PDF or websites only, google drive folders etc. will not be accepted.

Don’t have a portfolio? Learn to make one here. 

You’ll create up to 2 digital illustrations per article. We offer competitive compensation of $25 per hour for up to 2 hours per illustration and $50 for concept development.


Note: This is a freelance opportunity; illustration opportunities may not be consistent. 

Four women of color from different generations embracing each other, the youngest, a daughter with a third eye and her heart glowing. There’s a colorful rainbow background with the words “open your eyes… you will open your eyes” written.
Illustration by Sara Barriera

Pitch Writers

Do you have a flair for words y un passion para storytelling? If so, we want you to join our pool as a pitch writer! 


Here’s what you need to know:

Our mission is to provide thoughtful, inclusive, and high-guality content for our readers. Follow our guidelines to help improve your chances of getting your pitch accepted and published!

Finalize your pitch outline – it can be written or an audio recording of your voice. Send materials via email to with the subject line PITCH_YOUR NAME.

Learn more about the pitch process. 

We pay our community journalists according to the type of article submitted. Full rates on our Pitch section.


Note: This is a freelance opportunity, submissions may not be accepted. 

A golden yellow restaurant front with red borders. The name of the restaurant is ‘La Truchita,’ with a white sign below it that says ‘El Sabor del Valle.’ There is a trout at the top.
Illustration by Sandro Galicia, aka Face 2 Face Art.