Elite Daily

APPLICATION

Trending News Writer

Elite Daily is seeking a writer to help expand the site’s coverage within the news vertical. The right person should possess a strong understanding of world news, trending issues, and viral content, with a knack for maintaining and evolving Elite Daily’s trusted and casual voice and tone.

The ideal candidate is a passionate self-starter capable of producing witty, researched, and clean copy within a quick turnaround time.

The position will be in our NYC office.

Responsibilities: 

  • Writing multiple news stories per day
  • Assisting with occasional morning shift coverage.
  • Finding newsworthy content on across the web and social platforms.
  • Ensuring timely coverage of any breaking news.
  • Consistent communication with the rest of the NYC team.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Excellent health benefits, 401(k), PTO

  • A relevant degree or previous experience
  • Ability to discover and identify newsworthy stories, alongside, the ability to find clever, funny, and unique angles on them.
  • Fluency with images, GIFs, video, other forms of multimedia, and SEO
  • An excellent understanding of the millennial digital media space and social media platforms.

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