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News Writer, Romper

Bustle Digital Group


1 week ago

Job type: Part-time

Hiring from: USA Only

Category: Writing


Romper is seeking a remote, part-time News Writer to contribute to the site's News and Entertainment verticals three days per week. Coverage includes politics, viral news, health, and social justice issues as well as celebrity and entertainment news. 
 
Recent stories include a look at food banks facing soaring demand, the connection between tear gas and miscarriage, and new studies on COVID-19 and pregnancy. The entertainment vertical runs the gamut from celebrity parenting news to live awards show coverage.
 
Applicants should have a strong background in journalism and have a proven interest in covering a variety of topics relevant to parents.
 
Ideal candidates should have at least 2+ years of experience in reporting and writing, ideally in the parenting news space. Applicants also should be familiar with SEO best practices.
 
Availability needed:
Mondays: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesdays: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m
Fridays: 9 a.m to 4 p.m



Responsibilities
  • Write between three to four articles per shift in keeping with Romper’s voice and style
  • Closely follow parenting news trends
  • Conduct research and interviews with sources
  • Pitch innovative and relevant ideas that will serve Romper's audience
  • Contribute to live coverage as needed



Requirements
  • A demonstrated interest in the parenting space
  • 2+ years of journalism and writing experience, ideally with a reporting background
  • A strong voice and innovative ideas
  • Pitch-perfect news judgement
  • Excellent research skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Availability to work remotely at least three days a week, seven hour shifts each day (EST)
Bustle Digital Group (BDG) is one of today’s leading, global media companies with a portfolio of distinct digital and experiential brands that are shaping culture. Over 82 million readers turn to our brands — Bustle, Elite Daily, Inverse, Mic, NYLON, Romper, Input, and The Zoe Report — to hear from a set of diverse voices around the issues and interests engaging the next generation. BDG is headquartered in New York City.

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