View all listings Freelance News Editor (Weekends)

Complex is looking to hire a Freelance News Editor to cover weekends on Saturdays and Sundays 10am-6pm EST. Interested applicants must be able to fill both shifts.

 

Responsibilities

  • Overseeing and maintaining news coverage on Complex.com
  • Tracking the day’s entertainment news to ensure timely coverage
  • Managing and editing a team of 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, and menswear trends
  • 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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