Telecommute News Writer

Location: Nationwide

Compensation: To Be Discussed

Staff Reviewed: Thu, Sep 17, 2020

This job expires in 23 days

Job Category: Writing

Remote Level: 100% Remote

Weekly Hours: Part Time

Employer Type: Employer

Career Level: Experienced

Job Summary

A global media company is in need of a Telecommute News Writer.

Candidates will be responsible for the following:

  • Writing 3-5 news-focused / short-form stories per shift
  • Pitching ideas and fielding / working through pitches with editors
  • Working with editors on a per-project basis on essays, investigative pieces, and larger feature stories

Applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • 2+ years reporting and writing experience in one of our areas of coverage
  • Strong curiosity that drives you to get to the bottom of a breaking story fast
  • Ability to turn in clean, bright, opinionated copy without significant editor handholding
  • Understanding of modern publishing platforms
  • Experience tracking down sources and doing original reporting