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Company Name News Headquarters
Location Telecommute , **
Date Posted 17, Friday 2014
Category Blogger
Listing Type Per Post Fee

Description

News Headquarters is seeking experienced writers for immediate start on our rapidly expanding news team.

Please note: Our stories range from breaking news to viral and fun pieces across several industry verticals. We are looking for writers who have a conversational yet newsworthy "voice." Our ideal candidate is clear, concise, engaging, and knowledgable about current events and topics. Additional areas of expertise (sports, politics, technology) are always a major plus.

Starting pay per post is $5, and word count minimum is 250 for new writers. Most experienced writers can complete two to four posts an hour, and this entry-level position has room for growth for well-matched candidates.

News Headquarters manages a large network of sites, and work volume is steady for strong writers. Though no specific schedule is required, we are looking for consistency. Please include which days of the week you are available to post and the hours you will be available, online and ready to write (Eastern Time Zone).

All writers are paid weekly via direct deposit.

REQUIREMENTS:

1. WordPress proficiency and experience. Please be ready to pass a test of WordPress publishing capabilities. Visual/HTML editing, embedding of media, and image editing are all part of a writer's daily functions.

2. Working knowledge of DMCA laws for photo and written copyright and fair use.

3. A strong, consistent voice and the ability to create compelling content. The ability to fact-check, vet sources, and craft a consistent narrative.

4. A US bank account (for direct deposit requirement.) We are unable to process payments using PayPal, paper checks, or through other means.

Qualified writers will be placed with a team of new media veterans and receive full training in the growing field of news network publishing.

How To Apply

To apply, please send your resume and a brief cover letter. If you do not have published samples, please send two to three brief articles on a topical event -- general news, politics, entertainment, or viral stories are great to start. Please send informa
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