One of the fastest-growing independent career and lifestyle sites, CAPITOL STANDARD connects millennial professionals to DC’s most influential people, places, and opportunities.

Our absorbing interviews and career and lifestyle articles cover a wide range of topics that are intended for big city transplants working in government, creative, tech, media, and finance fields.

CAPITOL STANDARD reaches global leaders and influencers in some of the most powerful branches of government. A majority of our readers are women between the ages of 24-35. They are well educated, single, and live and work in the Washington, DC area. 

Pitches should describe your article idea and why you’re the best person to write it. Please include 2-5 writing samples (published or unpublished). Email your pitches to [email protected]

We’re interested in stories in multiple formats, including: photo, audio, video, and written

We publish well-researched, sharply written articles that will provoke, inform, and entertain. A conversational, informal style is ideal. 

We want specific, actionable advice that diverse millennial professionals can utilize to improve their careers and upgrade their lifestyles.

For examples of articles that do the best on our platform, click here, here, here, here, and here

You’re in good company

Our writers have written for major publications like The Atlantic, Huffington Post, Washingtonian, Capitol File, and more.

Exposure to a highly selective audience

Our readers are concentrated in Washington, DC but reside around the world. They are influential professionals, entrepreneurs, government employees, management and C-Level executives, founders & young global leaders seeking fresh perspectives and practical insights on their careers, their money, and where to spend their time.