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Staff Writer, Newsletters - The Hollywood Reporter

The Hollywood Reporter is seeking a Staff Writer - Newsletters to write and compile a daily early briefing, Today in Entertainment, which curates what matters to industry insiders and avid pop culture followers each morning.

The role requires working with multiple section editors to prioritize writing and editing assignments, as well as familiarity with using email newsletter products to track performance and key data for engaging its subscriber base.

A deep familiarity of the type of stories THR covers is essential, as well as background knowledge of how the industry works in order to synthesize stories across Film, TV, Awards, Business and Culture into a daily email format. Prior newsletter writing experience is preferred for the role, but is not required.

This is a full-time position, working Monday through Friday, based in New York.

Required skills:

  • At least 2 years experience as an editor at a magazine, newspaper or digital news site.
  • Ability to identify stories that are driving the conversation in the entertainment and prioritize hourly breaking news writing with multiple editing assignments.
  • A fast, accurate and clean writer with the ability to condense breaking news into smart takeaways for industry insiders.
  • Familiar with troubleshooting CMS issues, using email provider Sailthru and interested in following daily newsletter data trends.

The above are minimum requirements. Compensation and responsibilities will depend on experience/qualifications

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