Freelance News Writer at Zima Red


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321 days ago
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Metaverse-themed media hub looking for a freelance writer to submit online news updates and written stories covering the NFT ecosystem. As news writer and editor, you should be able to perform thorough research on related topics and have a good eye for detail. Editorial content and voice should match the tone of a well-established podcast and blogging site, with a target audience of Crypto enthusiasts. Strong understanding of blockchain technology and the Crypto currency market landscape a must. Familiarity with gaming, digital art, collectables, virtual reality, and/or virtual land a major plus. Must be able to submit two to three stories per week depending on relevant market activity and breaking news.

Duties
- Track news announcements and social media activity to identify emerging trends within the NFT, metaverse, and blockchain ecosystems
- Provide timely written news updates periodically based on relevant company press releases, industry events, key influencer speculation, and expert analysis
- Perform research and write factual news stories within set deadlines
- Monitor wire feeds to gather latest breaking news for potential post updates and weekly news roundups
- Analyze and interpret findings based on market data and research
- Contribute to editorial calendar planning and content idea generation
- Interview company spokespeople, key influencers, and market analysts to gain insights on emerging trends and developing news topics
- Establish contacts and sources to use in future research
- Aggregate photo library and multimedia assets to run with story posts

Requirements
- Proven work experience as a staff writer or reporter
- Demonstrable portfolio of published articles
- High proficiency with MS Office, Google Docs, and WordPress
- Excellent writing and communication skills with the ability to proofread and self-edit
- Strong understanding of blockchain technologies and Crypto currency markets

Nice to Haves
- Experience with NFTs and/or direct connection to NFT community
- Strong social media presence (Twitter, Discord, Instagram, TikTok)
- BS degree in journalism, communications or relevant field
- Well established network within the NFT, blockchain, and/or crypto community


Skills

MS Office, Google Docs, WordPress

Compensation

$50/HR


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