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This Online News Site Will Pay You to Summarize the Day’s News
Writers and news junkies rejoice: If you’ve been looking for remote writing jobs, this is an opportunity you won’t want to pass up.
Newser, a news curation website, is hiring a full-time editor with a knack for writing news round ups covering everything from President Donald Trump to weird crimes to — currently on the front page — an obituary for the wildly famous feline Keyboard Cat.
The full-time position includes four shifts during a 32-hour work week during which you’d be responsible for churning out 250-word stories.
One word of warning: The application requires you to turn in two of your own 250-word summaries of a couple news articles, so there is some time investment to the hiring process.
We left a message with Newser CEO Patrick Spain for word on the pay and specific job responsibilities, and we’ll edit the post as soon as we hear back.
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Full-Time Editor at Newser
- Writing and editing 250-word news summaries
Applicants for this position must have:
- Experience in writing and editing
- The ability to work 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday
- An ear for punchy and precise writing
- Dental and health
Alex Mahadevan is a data journalist at The Penny Hoarder.