EVENING STAFF WRITER │ LAS COLINAS, TX
WE'RE LOOKING FOR LEADERS WHO THINK BIGGER, MOVE FASTER AND WORK SMARTER.
TheBlaze is the digital network for a new generation of unfiltered and fearless voices. TheBlaze serves millions of people every day through TheBlaze.com, TheBlaze Mobile, Roku, Amazon Fire and Apple TV, TheBlaze Radio Network and leading cable and satellite television providers, including Verizon FiOS and DISH Network.
We're looking for smart and creative people with an entrepreneurial drive to help us on our quest to reinvent digital news and entertainment media. If that sounds like you, join us!
TheBlaze is seeking a superstar Evening Staff Writer who will be responsible for assisting the news team at TheBlaze.com with producing high quality news content that is focused on politics, faith, and culture. This person should be prepared to work a shift that begins at 5pm ET and ends at 10pm ET, Monday through Friday.
This position will report to the Managing Editor, TheBlaze.com, and is based at our beautiful digital television and radio studio headquarters in Las Colinas, TX, home to the production of shows such as Robocop, JFK, Silkwood, Prison Break and Walker, Texas Ranger. Qualified, self-starting applicants may work from home.
You are highly motivated in everything you do. You have a meticulous work ethic and are relentlessly attentive to detail. You have excellent language and communications skills. You maintain high-quality in your work, while meeting tight deadlines. Pressure drives you to excel. You don't just talk the talk; you execute with a vengeance. Nothing is impossible.
- Pitch, write, and publish articles based on radio and TV show as well as events and behind-the-scenes (daily Mon-Fri)
- Write, edit, and publish several stories a day
- Select video clips and images to accompany stories online
- Perform additional job duties and responsibilities as assigned, based on company need.
- 1-2 years experience. Digital news experience is preferred.
- Ability to work quickly and accurately is essential.
- Strong writing and editing skills
- An understanding of the issues and stories of interest to TheBlaze readers will be a key component of this job.
- Familiarity with AP style and WordPress is a plus
- Highly motivated self-starter who can work with teams across the country
- Familiarity and curiosity about the news and how it impacts individuals
- Adaptable to changes in the news cycle and show content
- Able to identify and create content that emotionally connects with our audience
Bachelor's Degree in a related field preferred and/or equivalent, relevant work experience.
We cherish our people and we're building one of the best places to work in America. We have a driven, team-focused work culture that works hard and plays hard.
- Build your career at a fully functioning movie, television and radio studio, home to the production of shows including Robocop, JFK, Silkwood, Prison Break and Walker Texas Ranger.
- Casual attire
- First day coverage for health, prescription, dental and vision care
- 401K and FSA plans
- 8 paid holidays annually
- Discretionary PTO
- Company-sponsored group life insurance
EOE - We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. IMPORTANT!
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