Part-Time News Writer, the Cut
New York, NY
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The Cut is looking for a Part-Time News Blogger to write about what’s happening in culture and politics on weeknights and some weekend hours. We're looking for someone who obsessively follows the news and knows what makes a Cut story. You should have a strong news judgment, meticulously clean writing, a thorough understanding of SEO, and a good sense of humor! This person will identify news stories, write them up in the Cut’s voice and style, and self-manage some hours of publishing. You’ll likely contribute 2-4 stories per shift.
- Work in partnership with News Editor and Deputy Editor on news coverage
- Write up to 4 news posts per day aiming to captivate readers in the Cut’s tone
- Obsessively follow politics, culture trends, and celebrity news
- Other responsibilities as assigned by manager or supervisor
- 2-3 years journalism experience
- Ability to work independently
- Flexible schedule
- Write quickly and cleanly
- Experience with SEO and social media
- Strong understanding of Cut tone and sensibility
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