Digital Staff Writer

Location
New York City, New York
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 15, 2018
Level
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

Digital Staff Writer — Ok!.com 

Ok!.com is looking for a NYC-based digital staff writer who is passionate about celebrity and entertainment news to produce smart, well-written and timely stories and features for the website. 

Responsibilities include:

- Pitching story ideas daily

- Tracking celebrity, pop culture and viral news throughout the day, as well as Us Weekly’s internal reporting

- Writing up to 10 news stories a day

- Reporting and conducting interviews as needed

- Willingness to work evenings, weekends, holidays and for awards shows

Requirements:

- A passion for celebrity and entertainment news

- Minimum 3 years experience writing for a competitive, high-volume, news-driven celebrity and pop culture website

- Strong understanding of SEO best practices

- Ability to work in a fast-paced breaking news environment

- Solid news judgment and editorial instincts

- Ability to multitask and work on deadline

 

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