Bustle is seeking remote, part-time writers to cover Health & Wellness for our Lifestyle vertical. Day-to-day responsibilities include pitching and writing quick turnaround news, evergreen, and service stories about health (including mental health, sexual health, chronic illness, and reproductive rights), wellness, sleep, nutrition, and fitness. This role will also have opportunities to contribute longer lead reported stories to the section. A passion for and understanding of broader issues affecting young people, like how race, socioeconomic status, spirituality, gender identity, and sexual orientation intersect with well-being, is crucial. A network of industry contacts and go-to experts is a plus.
Candidates must have availability to work 3-4 days per week during business hours, ET.
Write 6-8 500-word stories per week comprising a mix of pitches and assignments
Stay up-to-date on the latest health research, wellness trends, and influential thought leaders in this space to produce authoritative content
Manage ongoing assignments, including conducting interviews and follow-ups
Applicants should have at least 2 years experience covering health
Ability to turn in clean, accurate copy in a timely fashion
Comfort covering sensitive topics
A sense for what makes a Bustle story
Familiarity with SEO best practices
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