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Entertainment, Science, and History News Writer

Static Media, Remote, Work from USA

Work at Static Media

Salary: $21 per hour

Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

Duration: Freelance


Grunge is looking for enthusiastic, hard-working freelance writers to join our team. 

Ideal candidates have at least 3 years of experience writing content for print or the web with a focus on movies/TV, science, history, and general weird stuff -- in short, content similar to what's published on Grunge. We are looking for creative individuals who are self-sufficient and versatile. This position is work-from-home with flexible, stable hours. Location does not matter.

About Grunge

The world is pretty weird...in fact, it's a whole lot weirder than you think. If you haven't learned something new today, you're missing out. Grunge is the place to immerse yourself in fun facts and cool tidbits on history, entertainment, science, and plenty more. It's just like reading books...but exciting!

News Writer Responsibilities:

  • Claim news and evergreen 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 900-word articles in custom CMS
  • Write content on a quick turnaround as applicable
  • Contribute to and follow the guidelines of our style guide, editorial strategy and publishing standards to uphold quality of content
  • Compensation: $21 per hour

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
  • Three professional writing samples similar to the content shared on Grunge

Applications missing any of these elements will not be considered. 

We believe representation matters at Static Media and strongly encourage people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, those with disabilities, and individuals from other underrepresented groups to apply.

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 twelve 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.