Comic Book Resources – Weekend News Writer – New York City, NY

September 23, 2022

Job Description

Job title: Weekend News Writer

Company: Comic Book Resources

Job description: US | UK Remote Freelance Position

CBR is looking for a dedicated Weekend News Writer to join the team.

CBR is the oldest and most respected comic book culture website in the world. We are the leading resource for coverage on comic books, film and TV, anime and nearly every other kind of fandom. It is the internet’s first and final stop for nerd culture, news, commentary and community.

As a Weekend News Writer for CBR, you will work with a dedicated editorial team to create original and informative articles that our discriminating audience demands, with the eye-catching aesthetic they crave. Are you a self-starting, hard-working and dynamic writer who can investigate, research and produce compelling news copy to tight deadlines and strict editorial standards? Are you a comic book enthusiast dedicated to staying up-to-date with the latest comic book news and rumors? If so, apply to join the CBR News Team today!

CBR welcomes everyone. We are striving for more representation on our site and we want to hear YOUR voice. We’re always looking for skilled and passionate writers to make an impact in the world of comics. We want the voices on our site to reflect the diversity of the community it serves.

Job Responsibilities

  • Write 3 – 5 news articles Saturday and Sunday (Friday-Sunday is preferred), under a wide range of word counts
  • Stay up to date on the latest news and trends in comics, tv, movies, video games, anime, manga, and anywhere else fandom may reach
  • Coordinate with News Shift Editors and Senior CBR News Editor for assignments and feedback

Application Requirements

  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • 2 – 3 sample titles you would present right now as suitable CBR news pieces

Applicants must be highly motivated and possess the following requirements:

  • Relevant experience in writing and editing
  • Some journalistic news writing experience is preferred
  • Must be available to write on the weekends
  • Broad working knowledge of old and current comic books, tv shows, original streaming programs, video games, anime, manga
  • Available at peak hours and strategic posting times strongly preferred

CBR also offers incentive programs for proven writers who are able to commit to creating more content each weekend. Those opportunities will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis with editors.

The hiring team at CBR will be back to you as soon as possible if we think you’d make a solid addition to the team. Only applications containing relevant writing samples will be considered.

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*This is a work from home position*

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Location: New York City, NY

Job date: Fri, 23 Sep 2022 04:31:35 GMT


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