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TODAY.com, the multi-platform arm of America’s favorite morning show, is seeking a freelance news writer who can cover breaking, trending and lifestyle stories on a Wednesday through Sunday schedule. You must be able to write with confidence, clarity, voice and humor. The writer will be expected to produce fast, accurate and shareable posts between the hours of 6 a.m. and noon. Additional responsibilities include active online and offline reporting, sourcing and potential for social and digital production.
Candidates must be discerning self-starters who can turn around a post at a moment’s notice and have a knowledge of the TODAY brand, especially Weekend TODAY and TODAY’s digital properties. They should be active on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr and Pinterest), highly organized, able to provide a variety of clips and have a solid knowledge of national and international news as well as pop culture and lifestyle beats.
To apply, please submit a cover letter that explains what you can bring to TODAY.com at firstname.lastname@example.org.