Reality TV writers

Heavy Inc.
Working from home
Compensation scales with performance
Dec 18, 2019
Metro Area
New York

Heavy, a leading news and information website, is looking to partner hard-charging, entrepreneurial freelance contributors to cover reality TV.

We've launched an initiative aimed at having lightning-fast, comprehensive coverage of a select group of shows. Among the areas of focus: the Real Housewives shows; Love and Hip Hop; and America's Got Talent. 

Candidates should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • A passion for and deep understanding of the reality TV landscape, including one or more of the shows listed above
  • Proven ability to vet, verify and confirm information
  • Ability to cover TV in real-time as episodes air 
  • A track record of professional TV coverage
  • Exceptional planning and organizational skills
  • Ability and desire to react rapidly to breaking news 
  • Strong multi-tasking and communication skills
  • Ability to quickly navigate social media —  especially Instagram and Twitter — to spot breaking news and find additional information after a story breaks
  • Ability to produce clean and polished copy

Work autonomously and remotely. Compensation scales with performance. Send cover letter, resume and three writing samples to Managing Editor Ben Doody at with Reality TV writer in the subject line. 

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