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Job posting: Miami on the Cheap seeks writer

Miami-South Florida On The Cheap, a premier online resource for enjoying life in Miami for less, is looking for a writer to join our team. We are dedicated to spotlighting our vibrant Miami lifestyle and helping our community, with a focus on free and discounted events and entertainment, deals, coupons, financial assistance and more. 

This position requires an experienced wordsmith, reporter and researcher with sharp skills, SEO and social media knowledge, and a demonstrated talent for finding deals. Also ideal: Expertise on all things Miami, as this job necessitates getting out and about and networking, and the ability to have some fun with this type of writing!


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Finding, writing and posting Miami-based stories.
  • Using SEO best practices.
  • Developing a network of sources.
  • Spreading brand awareness in the community.
  • Regularly updating feature content.
  • Staying up to date on latest happenings and holiday guides.
  • Seeking images and/or developing video to accompany stories.

This is a part-time, work-at-home, contract position with flexible hours. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with a high level of initiative and the capacity to balance the workload and meet deadlines.

Miami On The Cheap is part of the Living On The Cheap network of websites.  

Interested in joining us? Please send an email outlining your qualifications, as well as a resume and links to your work, to publisher Teresa Mears at


About Teresa

Teresa Mears is a publisher, writer and editor who was raised to be frugal. She became a website entrepreneur after 30 years as an editor at newspapers ranging in size from the Portland (Tenn.) Leader to The Los Angeles Times and The Miami Herald, where she worked most recently. She moved to Florida in 1980 because it was the only place she could get a job during that recession and has lived in South Florida since 1985, in Miami, Hollywood, Tamarac, Wilton Manors and Fort Pierce. She is co-owner and CEO of the parent network, Living on the Cheap.

Living on the CheapMiami on the Cheap is a member of Living on the Cheap, a network of websites published by frugalistas, journalists and consumer advocates. Find practical advice on saving money on groceries, travel and shopping, plus tips from our experts on how to live the good life for less at Living on the Cheap.

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