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Freelance Journalist


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  • London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Employer Name

    Blasting News

    Location
    East Midlands
    London
    North East
    North West
    Northern Ireland
    Scotland
    South East
    South West
    Wales
    West Midlands
    Yorkshire and Humberside
    Degree Level Accepted
    1st
    2.1
    2.2
    3rd
    Closing Date 12th March 2017 11:54 am
    Website Link - Apply Here

    Please send the CV to career_blaster@blastingnews.com

    Country United Kingdom
    State/Province England
    distance: 60 Miles
    Address London
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  • distance: 60 Miles

We are looking for passionate freelance journalists to be in charge of spreading the amazing, compelling and disruptive story of Blasting News. The story of journalism by the people, for the people!

Main Goal
● Report news and great stories.

Main Responsibilities
● Publish high quality news and stories about the topics covered by Blasting News including: Breaking News, Business/Finance, Sport, Showbiz & TV, Style, Entertainment and Tech.
● Use a variety of formats, such as written articles, videos, photos and audio.
● Share and promote the news on social media platforms and through social networks (such as Facebook, Twitter, Google +, Youtube) to increase the number of the readers.

Competences and Experience
● Extremely passionate about innovative online media paradigms, social journalism and democracy in the information system.
● Some/strong knowledge of publishing content on the web.
● Ability to verify sources and fact-check articles.
● SEO skills.
● Real interest in social media marketing.
● English Native Speaker.

Operating Details
● Type of contract: freelance.
● Job Location: Anywhere. The Blaster is not required to check in at an office.
● Working hours: Flexible. The Blaster can work on a flexible basis.

Compensation
The Compensation may vary according to a number of factors. Among the others:
● Number and success of written articles, where success is defined as number of readers actually reading the article (the more people read the content, the more money the blaster can earn).
● Type of topics and categories.
● Source of the readers (social networks readers being the most valuable ones).

Overall, the compensation is up to 150 pounds per article. The compensation scheme is fully available on this page www.blastingnews.com.

A welcome package will be granted to the most promising writers (the welcome package is available ONLY to the Blasters applying through this job offer and following the Selection Process as described below).

Selection Process
● Please send us your CV to career_blaster@blastingnews.com