Senior Media Writer
VarietyLos Angeles, CA
Full Time Job
Variety: Senior Media Writer
Based in our West LA headquarters, Variety, the leading voice in entertainment news and analysis, is hiring a Senior Media Writer.
The Senior Media Writer position focuses heavily on breaking news, analysis and enterprise reporting on the largest media companies. The ideal candidate will have deep connections and sourcing with top leaders and other key industry executives working in streaming, television, film and digital, and have a track record of breaking exclusive business news. The candidate must be a strong team player who can be collaborative with a range of other reporters and editors and is able to produce a high volume of online stories under deadline pressure, as well as write cover stories and other major features for Variety's weekly magazine.
• Minimum 3-5 years of experience as a hard news reporter
• Experience in delivering exclusive breaking news stories on the business of media and entertainment
• Experience writing in-depth, long-form and long-lead features.
• Established relationships and a high profile with top CEOs and industry leaders
Now celebrating its 115th year anniversary, Variety is the seminal voice of the entertainment industry. Featuring award-winning breaking news reporting, insightful award-season coverage, must-read feature spotlights and intelligent analysis of the industry's most prominent players, Variety is the trusted source for the business of global entertainment. Read by a highly engaged audience of industry insiders, Variety's multi-platform content coverage expands across digital, mobile, social, print and branded content, events and summits.