Overnight General News Writer
- Overnight General News Writer
We are seeking a part-time, remote, General News Writer to help fill various verticals with intelligent, thoughtful, and fast articles. Applicants should be well-versed in news and politics reporting, but also have a strong interest in entertainment and lifestyle topics. Day-to-day responsibilities include breaking news, informative roundups, and identifying social media trends. Applicants should have daily website/blogging experience, a strong voice, and be able to rapidly switch gears between news, entertainment, and lifestyle coverage. That could mean writing a story about how a piece of legislation impacts women followed by another about Kylie Jenner’s latestInstagram post. Diverse voices and applicants with a spectrum of experience are encouraged to apply.
Topics of news coverage will include politics, women's issues, national news, global news, health, science, crime, and more. Entertainment coverage involves pop culture, TV, music, film, and celebrity news. Though News coverage is our primary focus, candidates should be open to covering Entertainment stories at least once or twice per week.
Candidates should be able to work between two and three CONSECUTIVE shifts at the following times (EST):
Sunday 7 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Monday 7 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Tuesday 7 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Wednesday 7 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Thursday 7 p.m. - 2 a.m.
These hours are not easy and will not change. Candidates need to be absolutely confident that they can be productive during this late-night shift.