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24 Mar 2024

Contract Staff Writer

RapTV – Posted by remotejobsninja Miami, Florida, United States

Job Description

The editorial team plays a central role in defining and maintaining the quality, integrity, and style of the written content RapTV produces. Alongside the social team, RapTV’s brand is determined by the content we create. The speed and accuracy of our news coverage are what we’re known for, but the editorial team takes written content one step further. We become the leader in next-generation media through compelling storytelling, dynamic coverage, emerging ideas, and unique perspectives.


RapTV is looking for a staff writer to join our editorial team, focusing on the intersection of hip-hop and pop culture. You’ll be responsible for curating’s news stories and ideating unique angles to cover relevant topics.

You’ll spend your days finding big news stories and breaking them down concisely while being mindful of Gen Z’s ideal content length. You’ll proactively dig into longer-lead narratives and evergreen topics to create relevant content that lasts longer than a news cycle.

The Staff Writer Will Own The Following Day-to-Day

  • Pitch, report, and write breaking news stories on hip-hop and pop culture
  • Fact-check with multiple sources and edit all drafts before they are passed to the editorial lead
  • Find visual sources to support and illustrate your written content
  • Stay up-to-date on the daily news cycle by following headlines from a variety of outlets and social accounts
  • Collaborate with the social team to develop ways of telling editorial stories on other platforms that drive high engagement
  • Produce original writing and adapt news stories for RapTV’s bi-weekly newsletter

$50,000 – $65,000 a year

Job Categories: Remote Writing Jobs. Job Types: Contract.

Job expires in 7 days.

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