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Mediaite Hiring a Full-Time Writer

Mediaite is looking for an ambitious, energetic, newshound to analyze the names, the brands, the gossip, the digerati of news, politics, and entertainment from a female perspective. You would be writing opinion pieces and news stories using any and all of the tools of digital storytelling: Words, video, pictures, social interactions, book excerpts, you name it. But in the end, you are a media critic with a focus on women’s issues. 

If you think you have what it takes and want to impact the news cycle then we want to talk to you.

Requirements:
– A clear, concise, and in-depth knowledge of the world of news, politics, and media, including online personalities, major cable and broadcast networks, leading columnists, and general thought-leaders
– You thrive under pressure and are able to find issues bubbling up in the media world before they have been widely reported
– A clear understanding of how Twitter, Facebook, user-generated content and viral videos are shaping the news cycle
– Strong news judgment and an eye for underreported content and ideas. Can you find the nugget of interest that no one else has discovered?
– The ability to write an “objective” news article at one moment, and transition into writing an opinionated column the next

Location:
New York strongly preferred but not required.

Salary: Entry level

To Apply:
Send us an email (jobs@mediaite.com) with your resume and cover letter explaining why you’re suited for the position. Please include links to articles you’ve written and edited.

About Mediaite:

Mediaite is the site for news, information and smart opinions about online, broadcast and print media and entertainment, offering original and immediate assessments of the latest news as it breaks.

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