Publish news articles on assign areas such as Business, Celebrity, Politics, Technology, Sports etc.
Research and source for newsworthy topics in the assigned areas.
Proofread, edit and improve stories or news items before publication.
Suggest stories and generate headline ideas in alignment with the targeted audience’s preferences.
Comply with media law and ethical guidelines.
Ability to optimize stories to capitalize on search trends.
Excellent written and spoken English, including perfect spelling, grammar and punctuation.
Detail-orientated with the ability to work quickly and efficiently to meet deadlines.
Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills in English.
Previous experience as a news editor, content writer or copywriter.
Familiarity with web publication.
Familiarity with MS Office, Notepad and WordPress publishing.
Proven familiarity with SEO and social media best practices.
A good understanding of interests on Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms.
Access to own computer and the Internet.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.