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Company: United Press International
Position:
Night/weekend newswriter
Location:
Florida
Job Status:  Freelance
Ad Expires: 
October 1, 2014
Job ID: 1535474

Description:

United Press International is seeking newswriters to cover weekday night (6 p.m.-12 p.m. Eastern) and weekend (9 a.m.-3p.m. and 3 p.m.-9 p.m. Eastern, Saturday and Sunday) shifts. The writer will make up part of the team responsible for writing and optimizing stories for various sections, managing social media accounts and creating valuable multimedia content to be published across our network of sites.

 

Please send a resume, cover letter, and writing samples to jobs@upi.com.

 

Requirements:

- Keen interest in trending, breaking and important U.S. and world news

- Ability to spot check and copy edit other writers' work

- Knowledge of SEO for journalism

- Ability to find multiple online and offline sources

- Strong editorial judgment

- Ability to identify trending topics and publish between 8-10 stories a day

- Knowledge of different journalistic styles and style guides

 
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