News Writer, The Cut (Freelance)

Temporary -Freelance
New York Media energizes people around shared interests, igniting important conversations with a cosmopolitan point of view and providing the map to shrewdly navigate a fast-moving culture. We want to be a beloved habit for people around the world, with groundbreaking journalism at our core. By connecting our consumers to indispensable content and experiences, our media becomes the starting point from which we can provide innovative offerings across multiple platforms.

The Editorial team is at the core of everything New York Media does. Our team strikes the perfect balance of content that’s smart and funny so that our readers know everything they need to know to navigate a fast-moving culture, whether that’s up-to-date information on political events, cultural developments, fashion trends, or the latest scientific breakthroughs.

The Cut is looking for freelance news writers to work weeknight and weekend shifts, covering stories with the tone, humor, and incisiveness that defines the site's voice. Applicants can be based remotely. Please submit three clips/examples of previous work along with your application.

Job Responsibilities

    • Work independently on nights or weekends
    • Closely monitor breaking news, trends, and relevant cultural moments relevant to The Cut’s audience
    • Write 3-4 posts per shift
    • Incorporate The Cut’s signature voice into all writing

Role Requirements

    • 2 to 3 years of blogging and writing experience
    • A keen understanding of The Cut’s editorial sensibility
    • Knowledge of politics, style, celebrity, news
    • Ability to work independently
New York Media is a place where you can be yourself and make an impact. Our team members are creative and collaborative, and we want to be just as engaged and diverse as our audience. We know that cultivating diversity and fostering an inclusive work environment is crucial in maintaining our strength as a prominent media organization.

We create an environment where no individual is advantaged or disadvantaged because of their background. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status.

With a commitment to maintaining a bias-free environment in which harassment is prohibited, we respect cultural diversity and comply with the laws of the places in which we operate. We expect our business partners, suppliers, clients, and all of our team members to uphold these commitments.