Telecommute Politics News Writer

Job ID: Available for Members

Location: Nationwide

Compensation: To Be Discussed

Staff Reviewed: Fri, Feb 01, 2019

This job expires in 9 days

Job Category: Writing

Telecommute Level: Majority

Travel Requirements: Possible Travel

Weekly Hours: Part Time

Employment Status: Independent Contractor

Employer Type: Employer

Career Level: Entry Level

Job Summary

A news publication has an open position for a Telecommute Politics News Writer.

Individual must be able to fulfill the following responsibilities:

  • Source and produce 5 political news stories daily
  • Pitch timely ideas and news stories that will help Politics become a top destination for fresh coverage
  • Assist the Political Editor in creating the daily newsletter

Skills and Requirements Include:

  • At Least 1 year experience as a writer for a news publication
  • Strong fact-checking and researching skills
  • Ability to proactively prioritize, manage, and complete multiple projects simultaneously
  • Have a broad and deep understanding of U.S. politics and how it pertains to communities of color
  • Ability to write comprehensive news stories under a tight deadline
  • All other requirements necessary for this position