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Writer, E! Online

NBCUniversal, LLC, Universal City, California

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


E! News is looking for a self-motivated team player to join the digital team in creating original cross-platform content. The ideal candidate will have experience working in the entertainment space and be a master in all things pop culture. The Writer, E! Online, will be responsible for writing and self-publishing news stories in a fast-paced, deadline-driven newsroom.

Responsibilities:
  • Write and publish 4-5 pieces of daily content which range from trending news topics to galleries and long form follow ups to breaking news
  • Identify and pitch stories, viral trends and celebrities that help drive conversation
  • Seek out clever angles, second beats and shareable headlines for news stories
  • Work alongside the team in covering tentpole events, brainstorming lead-up coverage and writing articles in real time as red carpets and award shows air
  • Work closely with L.A. Assignment Editor in leading afternoon news coverage, crafting the daily lineup and assigning/editing stories to writers


Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent
• 4+ years’ experience in a deadline writing environment, ideally in entertainment news
• Proficient in social media and SEO
• Excellent writing skills that align with the E! voice
• Strong news judgment and understand of what the E! reader wants to consume

Eligibility Requirements:
• Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
• Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols if Company determines your job position requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.
• Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

• Hard-working, dedicated and detail-oriented
• Thrives in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
• A blend of collaborative skills as well as being an independent self-starter
• Effective communication skills and experience working across multiple departments
• Must love pop culture and all things entertainment

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

NBCUniversal is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.

About NBCUniversal, LLC

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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