Jobs

Feature Writer

Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr

Company Background

Latin News Daily is a news and information website dedicated to offering acculturated, bilingual and bicultural Latinos the latest news in politics, business, technology, entertainment, and sports.

Our coverage reflects the growing influence of the LatinX population in the U.S. and its political and economic impact. Each month Latin News Daily engages an audience of more than 3 million visitors with thought-provoking original and curated content, complemented by contributions from prominent leaders in the Latino community.

Job Description

Latin News Daily is hiring several versatile feature writers to cover specific categories. These categories include Politics and US News; Business; Entertainment; and Lifestyle (Family/Travel/Health).

The ideal candidate will be capable of writing multiple articles daily (at least 3) and has no difficulty shifting from writing short SEO-friendly articles to in-depth feature stories. He or she will be responsible for meeting daily deadlines and traffic goals. He or she must be well-versed in their particular category and be active in social media.

This position requires an innovative, organized, resourceful and goal-oriented reporter who has a strong vision for their category, original story angles, and an understanding of the Latino media landscape.

Qualifications

  • Excellent writing, grammar, and proofreading skills.
  • Experience with proper photo selection and crafting of headlines.
  • Experience writing several articles daily
  • Experience interviewing, transcribing, and implementing quotes into articles
  • Experience developing and writing quality feature articles
  • Experience working with online content management systems.
  • Experience with SEO and keyword selection
  • All content is in English, but Spanish language skills are encouraged to translate sources

How to Apply

Please send a resume, clips and a cover letter detailing your qualifications and interest. Please specify your preferred category in the subject line.

Job Type

  • Full-time

Required experience

  • Journalism: 1 year

Required education

  • Bachelor’s

Write A Comment