Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) is always looking for writers for the following publications:

  • Metro magazine
  • Screen Education magazine
  • study guides.

Submission guidelines

We ask that all writers download and adhere to our submission, referencing and style guide, and return a Letter of Agreement to us once we have accepted the article.

arrowSubmission, referencing and style guide (PDF, 164 kB)

arrowMetro magazine Letter of Agreement (DOC, 69 kB)
arrowScreen Education Letter of Agreement (DOC, 69 kB)
arrowStudy Guide Letter of Agreement (DOC, 69 kB)

Please contact Metro editor David Heslin (metro@atom.org.au) with article proposals, submissions and editorial queries for either magazine. We prefer articles to be emailed as Microsoft Word files, including a two-line bio of the author. Where possible, we also appreciate as many print-quality images as possible to be emailed, or mailed on CD to: ATOM, PO Box 2040, St Kilda West VIC 3182, Australia.

Pay rates

All writers are paid for their articles upon publication. Our pay rates for writers are outlined below.

Metro magazine

Metro specialises in essays, articles, reviews and interviews that analyse the film and media cultures of Australia and the Asia-Pacific. It covers feature films, short films and documentaries, as well as television, radio, games and new media.

1000-1500 WORDS $250
1500-2500 WORDS $300
2500+ WORDS 
BOOK REVIEW (800-1000 words) $150
SCOPE (800-1000 words) $80

Screen Education

Screen Education is a quarterly magazine written by and for teachers and students in primary and secondary schools in all curriculum areas, as well as some areas of tertiary study.

800-1500 WORDS  $150 
1500-2500 WORDS $250
2500+ WORDS $300