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We currently have a team of writers and photographers but are always looking to connect with new volunteer freelancers.  Please read below for info and guidelines on how to contribute.


We are currently accepting photography pitches for Toronto events and exhibits, although we will consider pitches from other major international cities (London, New York, Los Angeles etc)
To view examples of what we are looking for, please see the following:
-Photos from a specific event such as the Toronto Christmas Market, Christian Dior exhibit or the Toronto International Film Festival.
-Photos that can be added as a list. Similar to the Toronto Invictus Games or Nuit Blanche.

If you’d like to send us a photography pitch please include the following info:

-Details on what you’d like to shoot for us (a specific event, topic or theme)
-If writing is needed to complement/explain the photos, please include details on whether you will be providing the writing, collaborating with another writer or would require us to assign a writer
-Estimated start and submission date (when you will start shooting and when you plan to submit the photos)
-A link to your photo portfolio or previous work


Please do not send us press releases or work you have done for other outlets. Pitches should be original or around a topic that we need more coverage of.

Topics we need writers for:
-Beauty & Style (celebrity and musician fragrances, clothing lines, shoes etc. Toronto, Paris, London Fashion Week)
-Theatre/Theatre Reviews ( Toronto, London, New York, Los Angeles)
-Webseries/Online Content (Youtube, Hulu etc)
-Books/Book Reviews (celebrity and musician books/memoirs)
-Comedy/Comedy Reviews (Toronto based, Netflix specials etc)
-Movie & Film Reviews (TIFF, Toronto film exhibits, new box office movies)
-Apps & Video Games (Stranger Things mobile game, Taylor Swift app etc)
-TV specials (Hallmark Christmas Movies, Award shows, etc)
-Hot Topics/Lists (10 back to school essentials for Harry Potter fans)

If you’d like to write for us please include the following:
-Details on what you’d like to write (a specific event, topic or theme)
-Estimated submission date (when you plan to submit the piece)
-A link to your portfolio or previous work

For more information or to submit a pitch please reach out to


Looking to place your ad or promo on The Harlton Empire? We offer static banner placements, blog headers, sidebar ads and sponsored social posts. We are willing to work with you or your team to fit your needs.

PR & Media Industry:
Want your event, exhibit or client featured on The Harlton Empire? Send your pitches to our editorial team via

Pitches we’re interested in:
-Music video and song premieres
-Media access to events, exhibits, artist interviews
-Ticket/Guestlist/Meet & Greet giveaways
-Merchandise giveaways (movie/event tickets, artist merch etc)
-Promo codes