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Collider - Horror Feature Writer

Collider is looking for an eager and talented Freelance Horror Feature Writer to join the Features team.

Collider is the ultimate source for impactful entertainment news. We deliver the biggest, most important industry happenings, and provide deep analysis and sharp commentary through interviews, reviews, and much more.

As a Horror Feature Writer, you will be writing articles that provide more in-depth analysis on a variety of topical events, films, shows or people in the entertainment industry. Collider covers a wide range of these topics, including (but not limited to): studio horror hits and hidden indie gems, classics and new releases, broadcast and streaming, anime and animation, international films and series, and beyond. We are especially interested in writers with a wide-ranging knowledge of and passion for genre — think everything from classic monsters and 80s slashers to festival favorites and Shudder Originals.

If you share a passion for horror, a love of writing, a unique perspective that you want to share with the world, and a willingness to learn then please apply.

Why write for us?

  • Room for growth - Collider makes every effort to promote from within.
  • Possibility to pitch ideas.
  • Slack community for support.
  • Several helpful guides that you can refer to even after training.
  • It’s fun!

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute 8 feature articles per month.
  • Work under tight deadlines and submit tasks on time.
  • Able to maintain a contracted freelance schedule.
  • Reporting to various Editors and implementing feedback efficiently.
  • Adherence to a style guide.

Applicants must be highly motivated and possess the following requirements:

  • Relevant experience in writing.
  • Ability to source information/news from different websites
  • Broad knowledge of horror history and culture.
  • A solid grasp of the English language and the ability to communicate niche ideas to a wide audience.
  • Experience with Emaki is an asset.

The hiring team at Valnet will be back to you as soon as possible if we think you'd make a solid addition to the team. Only applications containing relevant writing samples will be considered.

Link to our website: https://collider.com/

**This is a contracted, work from home, freelance position**

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