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Entertainment Writer

Job ID: 54620
Job Views: 114
Location: New York, New York, United States
Postal Code:
Job Category: Newspapers
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 02.12.2018

Job Description

Calling all pop culture junkies! The New York Post Features Department is looking for a full-time Entertainment Writer who is tapped into music, movies and TV. The ideal candidate will find creative, visually appealing ways into stories; possess excellent industry contacts; and have a healthy obsession with pop tarts and boy bands, breakout stars and Hollywood heavies. A keen understanding of the history and influences behind today’s pop culture is also key. Must have strong reporting and interviewing skills; excel at writing profiles, trend pieces and stories that explore local angles or go behind the scenes; and generate smart, opinionated takes on topics. Must be organized and stay on top of all important release dates. An ability to generate, pitch and produce a constant flow of stories for both web and print is crucial.


Job Requirements


  • Candidate must have a minimum of five years’ experience working at newspapers, magazines or Web sites in an entertainment capacity.
  • Candidate must possess tenacious reporting skills, constant curiosity and a fascination for the world of entertainment.
  • Excellent organizational skills and industry contacts a must.
  • Position is Monday through Friday, with some flexibility in scheduling, especially during awards and special events.

The New York Post is an EOE.

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