TMZ is looking for an experienced Researcher to join our news team.

Responsibilities:
- Edit, maintain, and fact-check stories on the website
- Assist the News Desk with breaking news stories with accuracy and speed
- Watch and fact-check TMZ’s 4 television shows (TMZ on TV, TMZ Live, TMZ Sports, TMZ Hip-Hop)
- Stay up to date with breaking news of the day, and advise producers of relevant news happening around the world
- Work with Writers and Producers to ensure depth and quality of storytelling for each post
- Develop a working knowledge of SEO skills
- Juggle multiple time-sensitive projects at once and be able to make strong and accurate judgement calls
- Assist Social Media department as needed

Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, or related field a plus
- 3-5 years of experience working in a newsroom environment
- Demonstrated depth of historical knowledge regarding entertainment news events and topics
- Exceptional spelling and grammar skills, with meticulous attention to detail
- Must be proficient with LexisNexis and Google search
- Evening, weekend, and Holiday work, as needed
- Familiar with programs and processes such as CMS, Outlook, and Word Processing, along with basic MS Office software
- Ability to work well under pressure and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
- Knowledge of social media, and the ability to effectively use and monitor various platforms

LOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA
NEWS
RESEARCHER