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FREELANCE WRITER,

Entertainment Tonight

CBS Media Ventures

is looking for a skilled, pop culture-obsessed writer to produce digital content including but not limited to news articles, listicles, exclusive interviews and deep-dives for our digital platforms. You should have your finger on the pulse of what's trending in entertainment news in order to quickly write and pitch relevant, engaging pieces. This position is full-time, non-staff, with staffing opportunity.



Responsibilities:

Write 5-10 engaging stories daily based on breaking news, exclusive interviews and trending stories surrounding the entertainment industry

Dig into our ET original shoots to find original exclusive story angles, pitch bookings to advance stories and add relevant questions to our shoots

Pitch articles and follow-ups according to relevant storylines trending across our site, the web and what will set us apart as newsmakers

Quickly develop an understanding of what fits into ET's brand while also looking for opportunities to cover untapped markets

Maintain consistent brand tone and style in copy

Make fast, accurate choices to ensure your stories are SEO-friendly while also being engaging and polished

Available for occasional shifted schedules based on events or premieres



Qualifications:

2+ years of writing and journalism experience in a digital newsroom

Must have exceptional news judgment; we are looking for a person who won't settle for second place in the constant race for news-making information and interviews

The skill level to produce clean copy, familiarity with AP Style and the confidence to self-publish at times

Someone who can multitask and is able to reprioritize duties based on breaking news

Experience working and editing in CMS systems

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience



This is a freelance, remote, full-time, non-staff position with the potential for staff. Daily shift begins at 7amEST M-F.



ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT is a multi-platform entertainment news brand, with a cross-screen portfolio that includes the entertainment newsmagazine on television with nearly 4 million viewers daily, the 24/7 streaming network ET Live, and a top entertainment news network online, delivering more than 150 million video views per month. averages 20 million monthly unique visitors in the U.S. per comScore, while ET's social audience reaches more than 70 million U.S. users monthly. Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.





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