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WEB PRODUCER WRITER

Company: TMZ
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

POSITION: - WEB PRODUCER / WRITER
LOCATION: - PLAYA VISTA
POSITION TYPE: - FULL-TIME
BUSINESS: - PRODUCTION
SUMMARY OF POSITION
TMZ is seeking a Web Producer/Website Writer who will be responsible for conceiving, writing, and overseeing the production of various short-form, fact-based news stories. This role requires evaluating information - anything from videos to legal documents -- and constructing an accurate story that's also entertaining to read. This position requires someone who is adept in pop culture and entertainment. - The ability to react quickly, in a high-pressure, deadline-driven environment is essential for success in this role. This position will report to the Executive Producer's and is located in Los Angeles, CA.
RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Provide daily writing copy for the website, covering stories on a variety of entertainment-related news topics
  • Research leads, screen footage, and participate in daily pitch meetings
  • Contribute to the daily editorial process
  • Research social media sites and blogs for potential content leads
  • Knowledge of HTML and other tools needed to create new and compelling editorial pieces
  • Other duties, as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • 2-4 years' experience working in an web/online creative content role, preferred, but not required
    • Background in writing, news and copy editing is required
    • Legal writing knowledge is a plus
    • Solid understanding of HTML (embed video, hyperlinks, add photos, etc), proofreading skills, sound news judgment, and a proven ability to work under deadlines is required
    • Must have a sharp celebrity mind and be knowledgeable about entertainment trends and pop culture
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are necessary
    • Good organizational and time management and prioritization skills are necessary
    • Must have ability to multitask and work effectively under changing priorities, heavy deadlines, and daily time constraints
    • Ability to insert art that works with/complements the post
    • Superior oral and written communication skills are required, including excellent skills in spelling, grammar and story construction
    • Demonstrated ability to multi-task on a day-to-day basis and effectively manage multiple projects in fast paced environments is essential
    • The ability to work effectively, both individually and as part of a team, is required

      TMZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: TMZ, Los Angeles , WEB PRODUCER WRITER, IT / Software / Systems , Los Angeles, California

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