The Entertainment Reporter will write and report on the world of entertainment—from streaming video to sports to music to celebrity culture. With a fearless attitude and nose for scoops, the Reporter will be an integral part of The Daily Beast’s award-winning entertainment team.
The ideal candidate will have a high news metabolism and a proven ability to write (and report out) compelling news stories, profiles, and features with flair and wit. The candidate should also bring a sophisticated understanding of popular culture, broadly defined—and how it intersects with politics, race, power, money, and identity.
Write and report news stories, profiles, and features with exclusive information and sharp perspective.
Interview major players in the world of pop culture.
Track down sources and comb through records.
Contribute to breaking news coverage of major events.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, juggling multiple projects and deadlines.
Willingness to collaborate with other reporters, editors, and media partners.
Strong reporting and writing skills.
In-depth knowledge of one or more major facets of pop culture, like streaming video, music, or sports.
A self-starter who can conceive and execute stories with impact.
An understanding of pressing topics for diverse cultures, communities, and racial and ethnic identities.
Los Angeles-based preferred.
3+ years of experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.