We require on-call news style writers who can cover breaking news and be able to write using the Chicago and AP Manual of Style.
You must have extremely good research skills, fast and accurate typing skills, and be able to correspond quickly to recent events. If there is a breaking news story at 9:15am EST, we'd like something put together asap and in our Editors inbox.. You really need to be proactive, fast paced and able to seek out and deliver hot trending stories.
Breaking news stories should be short and to the point which consists of roughly 100 words followed by subsequent updates.
Please send along samples of your work. Hours are between 9am - 11am EST. No exceptions! All those considered, will be tested before hiring on for the project. We need to make sure that you can do the work competently.
Skills: journalism, english, typing, research