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Writer and Producer

Publication or Company 
Industry  TV/Cable
Job Duration Freelance
Job Location Culver City, CA
Job Requirements Requirements:
Bachelors degree, preferably in journalism, TV or production
Some demonstrable, relevant experience in writing
Ability to write clean copy, write quickly, and work well under pressure
Ability to embrace and create within the POPSUGAR brand voice
Ability to work within the POPSUGAR company culture and collaborate closely with with producers, talent and editorial staff
Able to adaptable to priorities changing rapidly and regularly
Based in Los Angeles Studios
About Our Company POPSUGAR Studios is looking for a creative and original-thinking Writer & Producer to develop and produce POPSUGAR’s brand of low-cost, short-form, “zeitgeist” viral videos. We want someone who has a feel for the POPSUGAR brand and its millennial female audience, possess a real passion for developing fresh story angles and clipable titles, and can produce a video from start to finish that can get highly shared online. Video can be hosted, told with B-roll and clever copy or even scripted but must motivate audiences to watch and share through combining emotional, smart or funny approaches with authoritative, trustable takeaways. If you are obsessed with celebrity, entertainment, style and lifestyle content and have the chops to develop, shape and produce shareable videos in these genres, then you are a perfect match.

Responsibilities:
Develop, write and produce snackable online video content that can get major online views
Develop and produce content across all POPSUGAR categories: celebrity, entertainment, fashion, beauty, food, fitness, decor, tech, love & sex and moms
Source ideas from video producers at POPSUGAR as well as the editorial staff
Synthesize breaking news, social media, broader trends and events into the essence of what readers need to know in ways that make it must-view.
Pull photo and video assets for your videos
Write must-click, must-share headlines, titles and copy