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Reality TV news writers wanted

Monsters and Critics Published: January 20, 2020
Location
Anywhere
Work can be done remotely
Job Type
Company Type
Small Business

Description

Love reality TV? Want to write about it remotely and make money? Now's your chance! Monsters and Critics (https://www.monstersandcritics.com), one of America's leading entertainment websites, is looking for freelance US-based writers to contribute to its reality TV section.

Experienced entertainment news writers are preferred but we will consider anyone if you can demonstrate a solid writing style and head for news.  

Do you watch every episode of the reality shows you love, and know the shows inside out? Do you follow all the cast members on social media and always know what they’re up to? Are you a member of all the groups on Facebook about the shows you love, so you never miss a thing? Then make sure to apply!

Shows we are looking for people to write about:

  • Sister Wives
  • My 600-lb Life
  • Kardashians
  • Real Housewives (all of them)
  • Teen Mom: Young & Pregnant
  • The Voice
  • Alaskan Bush People
  • AGT
  • American Idol
  • Say Yes to the Dress
  • Married to Medicine
  • Southern Charm
  • Jersey Shore
  • Siesta Key
  • Are You The One?
  • I am Jazz
  • Unexpected
  • Little Women
  • Hot & Heavy  
  • My Big Fat Fabulous Life
  • Love & Hip Hop (all of them)
  • Vanderpump Rules
  • Shahs of Sunset
  • Flipping Out
  • The Masked Singer
  • Little People, Big World
  • Paranormal shows (Ghost Adventures, Kindred Spirits etc)
  • Dancing With the Stars
  • Temptation Island
  • Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen
  • Siesta Key
  • Growing Up Hip Hop
  • Marriage Boot Camp

Requirements

  • Excellent knowledge of your favorite reality TV shows — you never miss an episode
  • You love following all your favorite cast members on social media to see what they’re up to, and are up on all the latest gossip in the groups on Facebook
  • You can spot a great story when you see one
  • You have the time to write for several hours most days, including the nights that your shows are on TV
  • An excellent grasp of grammar and a clear, easy-to-undersand writing style
  • Good computer literacy, including the ability to edit, resize and crop photos
  • Based in the USA

Bonus points

  • Previous experience writing about reality TV
  • Knowledge of WordPress
  • Knowledge of SEO
  • Experience building and maintaining a social media following
  • Being flexible so you can work weekends, weekdays, and weeknights as needed

About the role

  • You will be required to provide in-depth coverage of the TV shows to which you are assigned, and also to help out with covering other shows you are familiar with as required
  • Coverage will include stories about what happens on the shows, as well as what happens off-camera
  • Pay is on a per-story basis
  • Remote freelance work — you can work from home, or your favorite coffee shop!
  • Become part of a friendly and growing team
  • Flexible hours, although you must have the time to realistically write four to six stories a day at least five days a week — including the nights when your shows are on TV.
  • Long-term opportunity
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