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Writer / Reporter, TV

Dotdash Meredith

New York, NY 03-18-2024
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Job Title
Writer/Reporter, TV

I. Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.

This Writer-Reporter for the TV vertical at PEOPLE will be responsible for pitching, reporting and writing digital stories and contributing to breaking news stories. The TV team at PEOPLE is a vital, important vertical, key to overall brand traffic goals and developing original reporting and interviews for features across platforms.

The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic, detail-oriented team player who thrives in a fast-paced environment and has solid writing skills and discerning news judgment. Candidates should also have experience writing for a celebrity or entertainment media brand and show a marked passion for television and celebrity news. The Writer-Reporter must be capable of handling sit-down interviews with high-profile talent; writing and reporting out breaking news; covering anything from red-carpet events to TV show tapings to celebrity court cases; and tapping and expanding sources in the entertainment world. Candidates will be expected to work occasional nights and weekends to write show recaps and cover awards shows, red carpets and events.

II. Essential Job Functions I Weight % Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results

75%

Writing and reporting news and feature stories and interviews for the TV vertical

10%

Writing and reporting TV stories and interviews for the print magazine

15%

Working live TV events and awards shows

III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

Education:

BA, BS or equivalent work experience

Experience:

2 years min.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Writing, reporting, interviewing, a deep knowledge of celebrity/entertainment news

% Travel Required (Approximate): 0%

It is the policy of Dotdash Meredith to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, the Company will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Accommodation requests can be made by emailing ddm.hr@dotdashmdp.com.

Pay Range
Salary: $62,400 - $62,400

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r7yjmp-3-234-244-181-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $62,400 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
Dotdash Meredith

Dotdash Meredith is the largest digital and print publisher in America. From mobile to magazines, nearly 200 million people trust us to help them make decisions, take action, and find inspiration. Dotdash Meredith’s over 40 iconic brands include PEOPLE, Better Homes & Gardens, Verywell, Food & Wine, The Spruce, Allrecipes, Byrdie, REAL SIMPLE, Investopedia, and Southern Living.