E! News is looking for a self-motivated team player to join the digital team in creating agenda-setting, original cross-platform content. The ideal candidate will have experience working in the entertainment space and be a master in all things pop culture. The Writer, E! Online, will be responsible for writing and self-publishing news stories in a fast-paced, deadline-driven newsroom.

Responsibilities:

  • Write and publish 5+ pieces of daily content which range from trending news topics to galleries and long form follow ups to breaking news
  • Identify and pitch viral and emerging stories/trends that help drive the social conversation
  • Seek out clever angles, second beats and shareable headlines for news stories
  • Work alongside the team in covering tentpole events, brainstorming lead-up coverage and writing articles in real time as red carpets and award shows air

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent 
  • 2+ years’ experience in a deadline writing environment, ideally in entertainment news 
  • Proficient in social media and SEO and a clear understanding of how the two influence one another
  • Excellent writing skills that align with the E! voice
  • Must be able to work 7AM - 4PM ET

Desired Characteristics

  • Hard-working, dedicated and detail-oriented 
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment within a competitive 24/7 breaking news cycle 
  • A blend of collaborative skills as well as being an independent self-starter
  • Effective communication skills and experience working across multiple departments
  • Must love pop culture and all things entertainment

Job ID 66812BR

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