Freelance Overnight News Writer Jobs with Bustle

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Bustle is seeking home-based freelance overnight general news writers in the U.S. You must be knowledgeable about world news, politics, entertainment, and lifestyle topics to qualify for these home-based positions.

The right people will be able to work between two and four consecutive shifts at the following times (EST):
Sunday 7 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Monday 7 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Tuesday 7 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Wednesday 7 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Thursday 7 p.m. – 2 a.m.

From the company:

“Day-to-day responsibilities include breaking news, informative roundups, and identifying social media trends. Applicants should have daily website/blogging experience, a strong voice, and be able to rapidly switch gears between news, entertainment and lifestyle coverage. That could mean writing a story about how a piece of legislation impacts women followed by another about Kylie Jenner’s latest Instagram post. Diverse voices and applicants with a spectrum of experience are encouraged to apply.”

Requirements (from work-at-home job listing):

  • Versatility
  • Ability to write clearly and accurately
  • Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards
  • Pitch-perfect news judgement
  • A strong voice and innovative ideas
  • 2+ years reporting/blogging/writing experience
  • Eagerness to work at a speed competitive with other outlets
  • Degree in journalism, communications, political science, or related
  • Comfortable covering a wide range of topics

Freelance writers will be able to work at a fast pace and in a conversational tone. As part of the position, you will often be working on multiple articles at the same time, while monitoring social media to find fresh news angles.

If interested in this remote position, please see the freelance job listing. Good luck!

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