Is There a Secret to Writing Top- Earning NewsBreak Stories?

Just a little Christmas gift for writers exploring that platform

Andy Spears
3 min readDec 24, 2023
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I’ve been writing at NewsBreak for over a year now and have found the platform to be a reliable source of writing income.

I write about Tennessee politics, consumer finance, and education issues there.

The straight news writing at NewsBreak complements my advocacy writing on both consumer issues and education policy.

The earnings are also pretty nice.

So, I decided to take a look at my best month ever on NewsBreak (October 2023) and see what stories were big hits.

Yes, part of the game is regularly churning out content. But the big-money stories are the ones I want more of. So, what’s the secret sauce?

Here’s the story from October that received the most impressions:



Andy Spears

Writer and policy advocate living in Nashville, TN —Public Policy Ph.D. — writes on education policy, consumer affairs, and more . . .