Specific qualifications will vary by vertical, but successful candidates should be able to demonstrate the following:
- Ability and desire to react rapidly to breaking news
- Ability to write with authority on a given subject matter
- Ability to produce clean and polished copy
- Exceptional planning, organizational, and communication skills
- A deep understanding of the digital media landscape
How do I apply?
Send a resume, cover letter and three writing samples to Managing Editor Ben Doody at email@example.com, with “Heavy contributor” in the subject line. If you’re interested in a role as a contributor in a specific vertical, you can also check out the listings for contributors in news, sports, gaming and e-sports, entertainment, and technology.