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Night Shift News Writer (Part-Time & Work From Home)

Stereogum is seeking a part-time news writer to cover the night shift, from roughly 6PM until 11PM EST, Monday through Friday.

The news writer will be the first in line for identifying and writing breaking stories as they arrive, as well as aggregating from other authoritative sources. The news writer will also occasionally edit and publish stories from freelancers and wire service providers.

The news writer will primarily cover breaking music-news stories, and will also post song and video premieres/reviews, so the right applicant will be highly ambitious and deeply plugged in to new music.

The news writer will work remotely, and Stereogum is open to applicants in any region.

 

Requirements And Qualifications:

 

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a writer or editor at a magazine, newspaper, or digital news site
  • Ability to identify stories that are driving the conversation in the music world
  • A fast and accurate writer with an understanding of how news breaks online
  • Understands content management systems and web publishing
  • Exceptional writing and copy-editing skills
  • Familiar with social media, especially Twitter and Facebook
  • Team player with positive, proactive, problem-solving attitude

 

About Us:

Stereogum is the internet’s preeminent community for discovering and discussing the best new music both underground and mainstream. With one of the most authoritative and irreverent voices in music writing, for over ten years Stereogum has been a leader in news and criticism and a must-read for millions of rock, rap, pop, and metal fans. Stereogum was one of the first publications to cover Vampire Weekend, Arcade Fire, Sleigh Bells, Haim, and hundreds of other now-famous bands.

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