News Writer

Romper | WorldWide | 8 months ago

HourlyHourlyBeginner (0-23 months)Beginner (0-23 months)Long-termLong-termUnder 30 hrs/wkUnder 30 hrs/wk

Romper is seeking a remote, part-time News Writer to contribute to the site's News & Entertainment verticals 3 days per week. Applicants should have a strong background in journalism and have a proven interest in covering a variety of topics relevant to parents and Romper's audience. Romper's News & Entertainment verticals cover politics, viral news, health, and social justice as well as celebrity and entertainment news. Recent news stories include a look at food banks facing soaring demand, powerful photos of kids attending Black Lives Matter protests, the connection between tear gas and miscarriage, and new studies on COVID-19 and pregnancy. The entertainment vertical runs the gamut from celeb parent news to live awards show coverage.

Ideal candidates should have at least 2+ years of experience in reporting and writing, ideally in the parenting news space. Applicants should be familiar with SEO best practice.

Availability needed:
Mondays: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesdays: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fridays: 9a.m to 4 p.m.