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Freelance Online Journalist (#731,323,444) 

Job offer #731,323,444 in United Kingdom

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We are looking for passionate web writers to be in charge of spreading the amazing, compelling and disruptive story of Blasting News. Blasting News represents new journalism - made by the people for the people! Blasting News UK is the world's largest and fastest growing social news magazine with more than 100 million unique users per month and ranked 120th most visited website in the world, according to Alexa ranking. 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. •Usea 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, Instagram, Twitter, Google+ , Youtube) to increase the number of the readers. Competencies and Experience •Significant experience in creating written contents and video •Extremely passionate about innovative online media paradigms, social journalism and democracy in the information system. •Strong knowledge of publishing content on the web. •Strong knowledge in video making. •Ability to verify sources and fact-check articles. •SEO skills preferred. •Real interest in social media marketing. Operating Details •Written content and videos are commissioned by the editorial staff on a daily basis. •Possibility to become part of the senior editorial team of Blasting News to check the news of all the contributors and to create the openings for the home page. •Job Location: Anywhere. The writer is not required to be in an office. •Working hours: Flexible. Compensation The Compensation may vary according to a number of factors: •The number of written articles, with the success being determined by the number of readers of the article (the more people read the content, the more money the writer can earn). •Subject and category. •The source of the readers (with social network readers being the most valuable). Overall, the compensation is up to £200 per article. 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).

The Company

Company Name
Blasting News UK
Company Description
Blasting News is the largest global social news publisher – set up in mid-2013, it is now the 142nd most visited websites in the world (Alexa Ranking), thanks to 102+ million monthly unique on-site visitors. Blasting News has readers in five continents and offices in London, New York, Sao Paulo, Milan, Rome, and soon Singapore. Blasting News is a new disruptive concept of journalism, being made by the people, for the people. News is produced by delocalized freelance contributors (Blasters), fact-checked and curated by a quality team of senior professionals. Furthermore, news is distributed by Social Blasters, a global team of top digital influencers. All the processes are fueled by the crowd, without any central newsroom - thanks to an extensive use of technology (the core stages are managed by algorithms, some of which are patent-pending). Blasting News has a very innovative proposition: • 100% Independent Blasting News encourages a wide range of points of view. All blasters can freely choose the topic and the medium of their contents. Blasting News has adopted George Whitefield’s principle “We’ll just have to agree to disagree.” • 100% Democratic Blasting News does not have any central editorial office: we have developed a technology that promotes the most interesting, highest quality news, taking into account a huge number of factors. • 100% Meritocratic Blasters earn money thanks to a simple quality-based system: the more people that read the content, the more money the Blaster receives. Money comes from advertisement sold on the webpages.
Number of Employees
11 - 100

Job Details

Employment Status
Contract / Freelance
Type of Salary
commission basis
Job Location
United Kingdom

Job Requirements

Minimum Educational Qualification
Any Qualification  in English language
Languages known
English  (Expert)

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