Reality TV writers

Employer
Heavy Inc.
Location
Working from home
Salary
Compensation scales with performance
Posted
Dec 18, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Freelance

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 ben@heavy.com with Reality TV writer in the subject line. 

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