The Hollywood Reporter is seeking a news writer with a passion for the entertainment industry to aggregate, write, edit, and publish news content for THR's dynamic, award-winning website, THR.com, as well as the brand's social media platforms. The schedule will vary; must be flexible to work nights and weekends.
The news writer will work in the newsroom, helping to identify, advance and curate breaking entertainment and viral news stories, as well as aggregate from other authoritative sources, and will occasionally assist with the editing of stories from staff and freelance reporters. The news writer may also curate the homepage for THR.com, post content on social media platforms and edit stories.
Requirements and Qualifications:
• 2 years' experience writing and editing for a digital media site, magazine or newspaper
• Excellent news judgment and editing skills
• Familiarity with WordPress or other CMS publishing and web production tools, and understanding of SEO
• Experience curating content for social media platforms
• Experience with photo editing tools, Photoshop/Adobe Creative Suite preferred
• Team player with positive, proactive, problem-solving attitude
• Ability to work late nights and weekend news shifts, and work in a 24/7 news cycle.
This position will pay $66,750. Factors that could be used to determine your actual salary may include your specific skills, years of experience and comparison to current employees already in this role. The total compensation package for this position will also include other elements, a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits including 401(k) eligibility and paid time off benefits. PMC is committed to the health and wellness of our employees.
As part of our company-wide rollout of PMC's paid healthcare plan, for this role the company pays 100% of the monthly health, dental and vision plan premiums for the employee and their family. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.
If you have more or less experience than specified on this job posting, please apply and list your salary expectations.
If hired, employee will be in an ''at-will position'' and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors).
About The Hollywood Reporter:
The Hollywood Reporter provides unparalleled access to and intelligence about the business of the entertainment industry, as well as the people and the culture behind it. THR is an urgent and timely blend of rigorous breaking news, analysis, investigative reporting, insightful features, as well as lively design and elegant, creative photography across multiple platforms - a high-octane 24/7 website, a luxurious weekly print magazine, video series, podcasts, exclusive events, and robust social media accounts. THR sets the entertainment agenda, elevating and broadening the style and substance of the Hollywood conversation.
About Penske Media Corporation:
Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is a leading global media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a passionate monthly audience of over 300 million globally. Since 2004, PMC has been a pioneer in digital media, reaching viewers on all screens across its ever-growing constellation of iconic brands. PMC is committed to fostering a working environment that is inclusive, diverse, and responsible. We value a work culture built on all backgrounds, voices, and experiences. Our greatest wins have stemmed from collaboration, teamwork, and information sharing across our company and brands. PMC's journalists and content creators deliver daily the most comprehensive news and information, unequaled in ambition, depth, and courage. In addition, PMC owns several vital cultural events such as SXSW, LA3C, Life is Beautiful, Latin Music Week and ATX Television Festival. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 14 countries worldwide, PMC believes companies should not only be profitable but also forces for good. For more information on the company, please visit www.PMC.com
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjy422-18-206-48-243-42 in your application.