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Company Name Jspace News
Location Anywhere, **
Date Posted 18, Wednesday 2014
Category Copywriter
Listing Type Per Post Fee

Description

Description:

Jspace News is seeking a freelance reporter to write news stories about a variety of issues of Jewish interest and concern. This position is largely assignment based, though story pitches are welcome.

The ideal candidate will have some journalistic experience (college experience acceptable); familiarity with Jewish issues; the ability to work independently with little editorial supervision; excellent reporting and writing abilities; and the ability to work quickly and meet deadlines.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES

• Local and global Jewish reporting

• Writing 5 articles per week adding up to a total of 1,500 words

• Identifying and cultivating relationships with sources

• Identifying, pitching and developing timely, engaging and unusual stories



QUALIFICATIONS

• Familiarity with Jewish issues

• Excellent reporting and writing skills

• Ability to work efficiently, quickly and on deadline

• Attention to detail and the ability to self-edit articles

• An ability to find unusual stories that aren’t being covered by more conventional sources



EXPERIENCE

· 1.5+ years journalistic experience

· Bachelor’s degree required



COMPENSATION

This is a freelance position. For 1,500 words over five articles per week, freelancers are paid $100, and receive their own byline.



TO APPLY

Please email a cover letter detailing your relevant experience, your resume, and three samples of previously published work to [email protected]

How To Apply

See above.
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