Location: New York City
Position Type: Full Time
About the Role:
The Huffington Post is looking for an entertainment writer with a voracious appetite for viral celebrity, TV and movie content -- and can find it before it goes viral. This editor will be an ace when it comes to surfacing content on social platforms like Reddit, Youtube, Pinterest and Tumblr and be able to turn their findings into engaging and sharable content for our readers. Ideal candidates will also have big ideas about how we can incorporate original video into our coverage. Sense of humor and an original take on the zeitgeist is a must.
* Mine social platforms for sharable content
* Experiment with new ways of story telling through multimedia
* Execute calmly in a breaking news environment
* Write entertainment stories that align with HP voice
* Take constructive criticism from experienced editors
Requirements for Success:
* At least two years of digital experience
* Advanced news judgement
* Web experience a must
* Passionate and knowledgeable about entertainment and culture
* Technical graphics and video skills a plus
Interested? Email a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Entertainment Writer" in the subject line.
Huffington Post Media Group is an AOL company. AOL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other classification prescribed by applicable law.
The Huffington Post is a Pulitzer Prize-winning source of breaking news, commentary, entertainment, features and lifestyle content, as well as a platform for a highly engaged community of opinion and conversation. With nearly 130 million unique visitors each month (comScore), it is the largest news site in the US. The site has more than 85,000 bloggers -- from politicians, students and celebrities to academics, parents and policy experts -- who contribute in real time on the subjects about which they are most passionate. HuffPost is a global publication, with editions in the UK, Canada, France, Spain, Italy, Japan, Maghreb, Germany, Brazil, South Korea, Greece and India and more on the way, including Australia.