Freelance Writer for Consumer Electronics, Digital Lifestyle, and Online

WestStar Multimedia Entertainment, Inc. - Phoenix, AZ

Full-timeEstimated: $38,000 - $52,000 a year
Skills

Ready to bring your career to a higher level?

WestStar Multimedia Entertainment is rapidly expanding in many divisions, as we are one of the fastest growing broadcast companies in America!

For over 20-years, Kim Komando has led the industry in lifestyle programming within the national radio category, reaching millions of people every week.

Today, our multimedia network includes radio programs that reach over 3.5 million Nielsen-rated unique listeners per week, a new “global” television program that airs on the prestigious Bloomberg TV Network distributed to over 300 million homes internationally, podcasts that serve almost 2 million downloads per month, a website that enjoys 1.6 million monthly visitors, an aggressive newsletter platform with over 25 million sends per month, and a sponsor-dedicated email platform. Plus, major streaming and YouTube initiatives in the works for 2019.

Yes, a lot is happening at WestStar!

Are you a take-charge type of person that knows how to get things done? Are you a person that focuses on finding solutions to challenges, and will break down barriers to achieve success? Are you motivated to do great things? If so, we are seeking people that are passionate about building a fantastic career in the celebrity influenced media business.

If you have what it takes, we are seeking a team member to fill the following position: Freelance Writer for Consumer Electronics, Digital Lifestyle, and Online

Compensation:

Happening Now Articles (min 400 words): $30 per article

Tip Articles (min 600 words): $50 per article

As a freelancer, you would be expected to sign an agreement and adhere to ethical standards and best practices. You would also be responsible for providing a monthly invoice.

Requirements:

Pitch weekly topics and articles relevant to the Komando brand and valuable to its readers

Create copy that positions Komando.com as the online authority

We need writers who can handle two main types of articles, tips and news. For examples, click on these links:

Happening Now Article examples:

First person opinion with experts' views incorporated

List-style article

Helpful, explainer-type articles

Tips Article examples:

How-tos

Sponsored posts

Excellent copywriting and proofing skills

Compelling storytelling ability

Engaging headline writing

Demonstrated professional-level skills in consumer writing and reporting, translating complex information

Interest in, knowledge of and an on-going curiosity and passion for consumer electronics and trends in the digital space

Proficiency in WordPress or similar CMS and Web publishing, HTML editing preferred

Experience covering the digital/electronics industry

Ability to produce content quickly and meet deadlines

Familiar with AP style

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Freelance Writing: 2 years (Preferred)