Freelance News Writer

Employer
Sasha
Location
Working from home
Salary
$15 per hour
Posted
Apr 26, 2016
Specialty
Writer
Duration
Freelance

Are you an eager and dedicated writer who’s passionate about news? Do you know how to write interesting, engaging stories under tight deadlines -- without sacrificing accuracy? Can you take a story that’s been covered by other media outlets and make it your own?

If so, this position is for you!

As one of our news writers, you will write articles for OpposingViews.com, Render Media’s flagship news site boasting 15 million unique monthly visitors and 3.4 million Facebook fans.

We're looking for writers to cover politics, world, health, religion, society and social/viral stories.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Research stories
  • Write strong, original copy
  • Craft punchy headlines
  • Adhere to our style guide

Requirements:

  • Passion for news
  • Outstanding research skills
  • Exceptional writing skills and strong journalistic integrity
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Independent, dependable, efficient, flexible and friendly

Schedule:

  • 8 to 11 a.m. Eastern M-F
  • 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern M-F

Benefits:

  • Fast-paced startup environment, where everyone's contribution is recognized
  • Great experience with proven, successful entrepreneurs
  • Supportive, understanding editorial staff
  • Regular feedback on your work
  • Telecommute

To apply, please send:

  • Your resume
  • Links to three published articles
  • A cover letter explaining why you're a good fit
  • Three story ideas that you think our site should have right now

 

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