DeadlineLos Angeles, CA
Part Time Job
Deadline: Weekend Editor (Part time)
Deadline is hiring a seasoned desk editor with Hollywood and media journalism experience to help anchor our weekend coverage. The Weekend Editor will be tasked with writing and editing duties along with keeping the site current with all Hollywood trade and media industry breaking news. The ideal candidate must have strong writing, news judgment and newsgathering skills in a digital world who knows what stories belong in Deadline’s news mix.
• This person will also be responsible for working with our A-list team of reporters and editing their copy on the site; writing assigned stories or finding and writing stories fit for the site; and curating Deadline's homepage.
• Must be proficient in digital journalism, competent in using social media for finding news, and be willing to roll up your sleeves to help a tight-knit team.
• Familiarity with the entertainment industry
Part time work schedule:
• Saturday – Sunday (10am – 6pm PT) one four-hour evening shift a week.
Typical wage range: $30k - $40k. Factors that could be used to determine your actual salary may include your specific skills, years of experience and comparison to current employees already in this role. The typical candidate is hired below midpoint of the range.
If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors).
Deadline Hollywood is an authoritative source for breaking news in the entertainment industry, regularly included on lists of top entertainment websites. Influential industry thought leaders and key decision-makers in the entertainment, financial and other business fields track Deadline.com for the latest news multiple times a day. Due to its avid audience, Deadline.com’s postings regularly receive more reader comments than all entertainment industry news sites combined. Deadline’s parent company, Penske Media Corporation (PMC), is a leading digital media company, publishing, and information Services Company founded in 2003.
Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is a leading global media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a passionate audience of over 300 million globally. Since 2004, PMC has been a pioneer in digital media reaching viewers on all screens across its ever-growing constellation of iconic brands, which includes Variety, Rolling Stone, The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, Dick Clark Productions, WWD, SHE Media, Robb Report, Deadline, TVLine, Sportico, BGR, ARTnews, Fairchild Media, Vibe, IndieWire, Artforum, Gold Derby, Spy.com and Luminate, the premier data and analytics company. PMC’s journalists and content creators deliver daily the most comprehensive news and information in their industries and areas of coverage, unequaled in ambition, depth, and courage. In addition, PMC owns several vital cultural events such as SXSW, LA3C, Life is Beautiful, Latin Music Week and ATX Television Festival. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 14 countries worldwide, PMC believes companies should not only be profitable but also forces for good. PMC is committed to fostering a working environment that is inclusive and responsible, where we value a company culture built on all backgrounds, voices, and experiences. For more information on the company, please visit www.PMC.com