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Movie, TV, and Comics Feature/News writer

Looper, Fully remote

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Salary: Competitive rates with flexible hours

Level: experienced

Duration: freelance


Looper is looking for enthusiastic, hard-working freelance writers to join our feature and news teams.

Ideal candidates have at least 3 years of experience writing content for print or the web with a focus on movie, television, and comic book content similar to Looper.

We are looking for creative individuals who are self-sufficient and versatile. These positions are work-from-home with flexible, stable hours. Location does not matter.

About Looper

Looper is the go-to source for the movies, TV shows and video games we all love. We're addicted to all things superhero and Star Wars, but we're not afraid to binge watch some reality TV when the mood strikes. Whether it's revealing Easter eggs and secrets hidden in your favorite films, exposing movie mistakes, highlighting the best deleted scenes, or uncovering the truth about reality TV's strangest stars, Looper has endless entertainment for the discerning YouTube viewer.

Feature Writer Responsibilities:

  • Claim feature article topics from a large selection of assignments
  • Research, pitch, and write 1800 to 3000-word articles in custom CMS with a one week to one-day turnaround, depending on the topic and timeliness of the article
  • Contributing to and following the guidelines of our style guide, editorial strategy and publishing standards to uphold quality of content
  • Compensation: Paid per word

News Writer Responsibilities:

  • Claim news article topics from a large selection of assignments
  • Pitch relevant and timely news stories related to the site's areas of coverage
  • Research and write 300 to 800 word articles in custom CMS during set hourly shifts
  • Write content on a quick turnaround as applicable
  • Contributing to and following the guidelines of our style guide, editorial strategy and publishing standards to uphold quality of content
  • Compensation: Paid per hour
  • Extra consideration will be given to applicants able to work night and weekend news shifts.

Experience:

Minimum three years editorial experience writing and editing. Experience with building content in a CMS.

How to apply

To apply for this job, please submit the following materials:

  • Your resume
  • A letter of intent, which also includes which team (features or news) you're applying for
  • Three professional writing samples (not a whole portfolio)

Applications without all of these elements will not be considered.