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Freelance Writer, Entertainment
Fox Corporation New York, NY

Freelance Writer, Entertainment

Fox Corporation
New York, NY
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Job Description

FoxNews.com & FoxBusiness.com are looking for an experienced Freelance Writer to join our entertainment team. The Freelance Writer, Entertainment will have years of experience in journalism with an eye for breaking and compelling entertainment news to serve our audience. You live and breathe news, and pop culture, and consume content from a wide variety of sources. The Freelance Writer, Entertainment is able to write and produce several stories efficiently daily, covering news of the day along with original and exclusive news.A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work quickly and efficiently to identify, write, edit and publish entertainment and celebrity content that clicks on the homepage, is picked up by search engines, and drives traffic through social media
  • Monitor social media, and develop sources to help break stories
  • Write breaking news making necessary calls to PR, law enforcement, and attorneys
  • Write compelling SEO-friendly headlines and present images that click across FoxNews.com
  • Pitch and write original entertainment and celebrity features; rewrite original content from third-party sources
  • Constantly track analytics and make necessary content adjustments to be sure traffic goals are being met
  • Conceive and build new, compelling long-form content

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 2+ years covering celebrities and entertainment content for a major national website or magazine
  • Ability to work in a deadline-driven environment and work under pressure in a fast-paced newsroom environment
  • Understanding of Photoshop and knowledge of basic photo editing, excellent copy-editing skills, and thorough knowledge of AP Style
  • Comprehensive knowledge of todays entertainment and celebrity landscape
  • Ability to be flexible and can work on some holidays as needed; possess an on-call mentality and be prepared to work under emergency or breaking news conditions
  • Experience and ability working across CMS platforms
  • A Bachelors degree in journalism or a related field of study preferred, or equivalent experience
  • Good PR, celebrity, and Entertainment industry contacts

Address

Fox Corporation

New York, NY
USA

Industry

Arts and Entertainment

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