|Date Posted||October 01, 2020|
Job Title: Trending News Reporter
Position overview: International Business Times is seeking an experienced reporter who can inform and engage readers on trending news topics. This job calls for a social media-savvy reporter who can write daily trending stories and occasional originals that highlight everything from the meaning behind the latest trending hashtag on Twitter to smart spins on breaking business and entertainment news. That said, the successful candidate must be committed to fairness and accuracy and will have a strong grounding in journalism ethics.
Write trending stories as well as repurpose stories from other credible media outlets.
Pitch ideas on everything trending and collaborate with other team members as needed.
A strong comfort level and knowledge of social media.
Exceptional writing skills -- clean and compelling and conversational - and solid knowledge of AP style.
A strong understanding of the need to work smart and fast in a digital newsroom.
The ability to multitask between beats and shift priorities and/or story focus as the news shifts.
The ability to work well with others in a virtual workspace.
Must be U.S.-based
This position is remote. The successful candidate will be offered a contract that will be ongoing, depending on job performance.
To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample links.
International Business Times is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applicants of all backgrounds to apply, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or disability.