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Company: Enstars.com
Position:
Reporters/Writers for Entertainment News Website
Location:
New York
Job Status:  Not Specified
Ad Expires: 
January 15, 2014
Job ID: 1496057

Description:

APPLY NOW!

Writers/Reporters for Enstars (www.enstarz.com) - Mornings, Night and Weekend reporters Needed

 

Enstars is an entertainment news publication. We are looking to hire web-savvy enthusiastic reporters who are willing to research, write and meet daily deadlines and goals. Candidates must be timely when delivering news stories, write compelling articles and drive traffic. Immediate Start.

 

Requirements

 

- Must have a Journalism, communications or related  degree and knowledge of AP Style.

- Previous experience writing for an online publication for at least 6 months 

- Thorough knowledge of news, current events, pop-culture 

- Proficient with Social Media

- Proficient with Microsoft Office

Responsibilities:

• Write quickly and accurately entertainment, celebrity news and Trending/viral topics on the web (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and other social media networks)

• Work efficiently in a high-pressure open newsroom to produce stories that click on news pages, are picked up by search engines, and drive traffic to the site. Must have a strong, consistent voice.

• Write compelling SEO-friendly headlines that click.

• Rewrite original content from third-party sources and have a strong, consistent voice.

• Brainstorm ideas with the editorial team and chase after emerging trends

• Pitch and write original entertainment and celebrity features.

• Attend red carpet events/parties and be comfortable interviewing celebrities in person and via phone. *if assigned

• Write compelling SEO-friendly headlines that click.

• Conceive and build new, compelling image slideshows and come up with unique angles on stories trending on the web.

Desired Qualities:

- Self Motivated Reporters, Excellent Communication skills

- Team Players

Strong instinct and passion for news

 

How to apply:

 

Send an email to career@claireentertainment.com with the following: 

1. Cover Letter

2. Resume

3. 3 writing samples

4. Available start date

 

(Applications that don't meet these requirements will not be taken into consideration.) 

 

 

 

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