Thank you for your interest in contributing to The Real Cd’A.

Our mission is to provide grassroots neo-journalism and opinion pieces on political and cultural life in Idaho and the Inland Northwest.

We aim to tell the stories not being told with the end goal of creating a more informed and engaged community.

We accept ideas and opinions based on supported facts, statistics, and thoughtful viewpoints.

Below you will find details of how to deliver content, get it approved, and get it posted.

Our goal is to inspire creative and informative content from our contributors. We work together as writers, editors, photographers, videographers, and designers to make sure the collective media we put out is the best it can be!

Content guidelines

Content needs to be about current and relevant topics to our community.

Articles need to be over 500 words and no greater than 3000 (in general). We follow the AP Stylebook.

Only high-quality images will be accepted. If you don’t have images for your content we will help.


Contribution Categories

  • Politics: Articles about local politics
  • Culture: Movie reviews, plays, the arts, community events, and lifestyle.
  • Food and drink: Content about local restaurants and bars.
  • Outdoors: Outdoor events, hiking guides, and other outdoor activities.
  • Development: Current and future local development projects.


How to submit content

Submit your article, pictures, or video to our contact submission form here.


Work with our content team and editors to perfect your content, if needed.


We can either provide you access to add and submit your content yourself or our team can do it for you.




** We reserve the right to refuse any submitted content that doesn’t align with our guidelines or mission statement.