Fusion Media Network is seeking an ambitious, versatile writer to join our growing news team, working nights during the week. Hours will be approximately 3:00 pm to 12 midnight, Eastern time, Monday through Friday. This is a full-time job, and while applicants who can work in Fusion’s Oakland, CA bureau are preferred, remote candidates will also be considered.
This is a fast-paced news writing job, suitable for generalists who want to write quickly and accurately on daily news, with an emphasis on Fusion’s core issues of social justice, intersectional politics, and diverse subcultures. This person should be able to write confidently and sensitively about race, gender, sexual politics, and other major topics, and should be comfortable dissecting national news stories with a bold, stylish voice, and headlines that will resonate on social media. This person should also be a clean writer who will require minimal editing.
- Cover breaking news, with an emphasis on speed and accuracy
- Identify rising stories using social discovery tools like Crowdtangle, Newswhip, and Signal
- Write social copy for all posts, and publish stories on Facebook and Twitter
- Work closely with our news video team to handle breaking stories at night … [MORE]