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Staff Writer


New York, NY, US, 10019

New York

ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.


Brand Overview:

PopCulture.com is an entertainment media website for a generation passionate about larger than life celebrities and hungry for all kinds of entertainment news. PopCulture reaches 15M unique users each month and is the go-to source for all things television, celebrity, trending news, and entertainment culture.


Role Details:

The Writer will be primarily responsible for writing daily news desk articles that include but are not limited to reality tv news, celebrities, and general trending news. Since this is an evening and weekends role, the majority of content will be television-based. The writer will work with the PopCulture editorial and content team, in a fun and fast-paced media-centric agile environment. As a writer, you will be responsible for producing a set amount of articles each day while also being able to recognize content lanes that continue to grow PopCulture’s influence in key areas.


Your Day-to-Day:

  • Collaborate with editorial team members to produce the best of the best content

  • Consistently hit target content frequency goals daily, monthly

  • Help seek out entertainment news items that will move the needle

  • Understand data-based writing so that PopCulture can stay at the top of each news cycle


What you bring to the team:

  • Bachelor's in Journalism, Communications, Online Media or equivalent

  • 2+ years of professional experience, with a broad range of skills and experience in online content writing and distribution

  • Strong understanding of reality tv, mainstream TV, celebrity culture, entertainment news and online trends

  • Know the most current entertainment news cycles

  • You have experience with fast-paced, but quality writing for the Internet

  • Strong initiative and the ability for creative thinking as it relates to PopCulture news desk workflow and content production


ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


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Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City