Weekend Entertainment News Writer, Bustle

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Writing

Part-time

Anywhere

Job Description

Bustle is seeking a remote, part-time Entertainment News Writer to contribute between two and four six-hour shifts per week, with two of these at the weekend. Writers should have extensive knowledge of pop culture — a love of the Bachelor franchise and/or TikTok is a plus — strong news judgment, familiarity with SEO and the Bustle tone, and the ability to write quickly and cleanly. Flexibility is also key.

Ideal should have 2+ years of experience in reporting, writing, and/or blogging, specializing in entertainment or celebrity writing.

Responsibilities

  • Find and pitch fun angles on celebrity and entertainment news stories that will appeal to Bustle audiences
  • Produce 3 articles minimum per shift
  • Write quickly and cleanly in the event of breaking news
  • Optional: occasional live coverage of award shows and/or TV

Requirements

  • Good news judgment & the ability to give a news item a fresh angle
  • SEO knowledge
  • A passion for pop culture, TV, movies, film, books, and celebrities
  • 2+ years reporting/blogging/writing experience
  • Availability to work remotely minimum 2 days a week Bustle Digital Group (BDG) is one of today’s leading, global media companies with a portfolio of distinct digital and experiential brands that are shaping culture. Over 82 million readers turn to our brands — Bustle, Elite Daily, Inverse, Mic, NYLON, W, Romper, Input, and The Zoe Report — to hear from a set of diverse voices around the issues and interests engaging the next generation. BDG is headquartered in New York City.
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Values

Bustle Digital Group (BDG) is one of today’s leading, global media companies with a portfolio of distinct digital and experiential brands that are shaping culture. Over 82 million readers turn to our brands - Bustle, Elite Daily, Flavorpill Media, Inverse, Mic, NYLON, Romper, The Outline, and The Zoe Report – to hear from a set of diverse voices around the issues and interests engaging the next generation. BDG is headquartered in New York City, with offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, and London.


Hiring process

Hiring Manager: Trisha Dearborn