Quick take: Axios is a growth-stage startup dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news content in an audience-first format. We are hiring a Freelancer for our Newsdesk!

Why it matters: In this role, you will support our news stream by writing and managing the flow of news stories as they break. You will be coordinating with reporters and working with our news desk editors to ensure copy gets up on our stream in a timely fashion.

The details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit, a passion for Axios’ mission and have the following skills: 

  • Demonstrated interest in news and the evolution of the media industry
  • Experience aggregating, reporting or editing on a fast paced, breaking news desk
  • Familiarity with SEO to optimize story views
  • Proven attention to detail on fact checking and copy editing
  • Positive attitude and ability to thrive in high-pressure news environments
  • Willingness to work nights and weekends 

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