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Celeb Gossip Feature/News Writer

Nicki Swift, Fully remote

Work at Nicki Swift

Salary: Competitive rates with flexible hours, fully remote and work-from-home

Level: experienced

Duration: freelance


Static media's celeb gossip site Nicki Swift 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 celeb and reality TV content similar to Nicki Swift.

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. You are applying to EITHER features OR news. Please choose one in your cover letter when you apply.

About Nicki Swift:

Plenty of entertainment brands tackle Hollywood, but Nicki Swift stands apart in style and smarts. Spending time with us is like hanging out with a friend who keeps the conversation clever, quick, and classy. We dish out the good stuff on all your favorite celebs, add expert analysis, then move on to the next hot topic, all without breaking a sweat.

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.

Requirements:

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 (please don't submit a whole portfolio)

Applications without all of these elements will not be considered.

About Static Media

Static Media delivers engaging content across a broad spectrum of topics. Tackling blockbuster movies, games, and chicken sandwiches, the year's best new styles, the secrets of the universe, and everything in between, Static Media's content never stands still. Static Media's portfolio includes six unique brands, each with successful video and social media presences, and which are all driven by a core commitment to creating quality content from the start. Join us to create some signal out of all the noise.

Want to learn more about Static Media? Visit Static Media's website.