News and Politics Writer

Carbonated.tv
  • Location
    San Ramon, California
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jan 05

Position description

Carbonated.TV is a digital media organization aiming to empower “The Voice of the Underdog.” We are currently seeking a diverse set of talented writers to contribute to our rapidly growing team.

The ideal candidate would be a recent college graduate and an ambitious self-starter with a strong passion for news, politics, and social justice. The individual will not only report the news in a concise and informative manner but also provide his or her own progressive spin on trending topics of the day. Candidates must have a knack for attention-grabbing stories and can efficiently write and analyze breaking news. 

Come join a dynamic start-up culture where you will have the chance to report on what matters and have your opinions heard!

Responsibilities:

  • Pitch and write original and aggregated news content
  • Post content in a timely manner to social media platforms in the Carbonated.TV voice
  • Able to work quickly and independently
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, English, or related field
  • 1-2 years’ experience at a high-volume online publication or news outlet
  • Excellent grasp of grammar and AP style and ability to produce clean and compelling copy
  • Able to craft killer, traffic-driving headlines
  • A social media fanatic with a sharp sense of viral content
  • Keen eye for quality photos
  • Experience with online monitoring and measurement platforms such as Google Analytics, Parse.ly, and Chartbeat is a plus
  • Positive attitude and entrepreneurial spirit

Application instructions

If interested, please send us a brief cover letter, a resume detailing your relevant experience and three writing samples to [email protected].

Please be sure to indicate that you saw this position on Globaljobs.org

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