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Arts News Buzz Writer

Music Times Network is a global digital media brand home to Music Times.com, MStars News.com and Classicalite.com. Headquartered in New York City, MStars News, Music Times and Classicalite are premiere multimedia platforms for breaking celebrity news, entertainment and pop culture coverage. Since its establishment in 2013, the Music Times Network has become ranked among the top 50 entertainment networks in the world according to Comscore.com. Each month millions of fans recognize Mstars News, Music Times and Classicalite as the go-to destination for up to the minute coverage on the hottest trends in the arts, television, film, music, fashion, beauty, sports, comics, comedy, theater, charity, fitness, food, and much, much more.
We are currently looking for part-time freelance contributing writers with a strong working knowledge of aggregated creative content and SEO tactics. Cultural awareness is at the center of this position as well as a creative mindset, positive energy and flexibility. As a contributor, you will catch hot topics and write numerous articles throughout the day, meeting daily goals. Candidates must be timely, have the ability to find content on the verge of going viral identify and cover popular trends and topics and know how to drive traffic.

Requirements: Prefer Buzz writing over covering exclusives/originals.
Must average a minimum of 2,000 pageviews/article by end of first month. Experience in Journalism, Communications or related
field required Experience writing for online multimedia (web savvy)
Knowledge of diverse social media platforms and niche entertainment sites FIRM grasp of SEO
Can write secondary stories using reliable sources while maintaining unique voice
Can turn around a story in less than 40 minutes if needed
Well-versed in the Associated Press writing style
Well versed in the arts, classical music, dance, theater genres.
To apply, email resumes at musictimesco.com (http://musictimesco.com/) with Buzz Writer in the subject line and include: 1. Resume including LinkedIn profile, personal website and cover letter 2. Three (3) previously published clips 3. Minimum 3 professional references from different companies with full contact info 4. Brief salary history

Job Type: Part-time

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