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Freelance News Editor, Weekends

Complex is looking to hire a freelance news editor to cover weekends on Saturdays and Sundays from 9am-5pm EST. Interested applicants must be able to fill both shifts.

Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing and maintaining news coverage on Complex.com
  • Monitoring the day’s entertainment news to ensure timely coverage
  • Managing and editing freelance news writers
  • Writing and editing multiple news stories per day
  • Delivering clean copy that is both factually and grammatically correct
  • Keeping the news staff abreast of important news developments
  • Communicating news to the social media team

Requirements:

  • A nuanced understanding of entertainment, hip-hop, sports, sneakers, and streetwear
  •  A keen ability to uncover breaking stories from direct sources, industry websites, and social media platforms (Twitter, Instagram, etc)
  • Solid editing, writing, and copyediting skills
  • 1+ year experience with basic news editing

 

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