Telecommute Breaking Newsdesk Member

Location: Nationwide

Compensation: To Be Discussed

Staff Reviewed: Sun, Sep 27, 2020

This job expires in 2 days

Job Category: Writing

Remote Level: 100% Remote

Employment Status: Independent Contractor

Employer Type: Employer

Career Level: Experienced

Job Summary

An online media company is filling a position for a Telecommute Breaking Newsdesk Member.

Candidates will be responsible for the following:

  • Ensuring copy gets up on our stream in a timely fashion
  • Writing and managing the flow of news stories as they break
  • Coordinating with reporters and working with our news desk editors

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated interest in news and the evolution of the media industry
  • Experience aggregating, reporting or editing on a fast paced, breaking news desk
  • Familiarity with SEO to optimize story views
  • Proven attention to detail on fact checking and copy editing
  • Positive attitude and ability to thrive in high-pressure news environments
  • Willingness to work nights and weekends