Reality TV writers
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with Reality TV writer in the subject line.