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Freelance Writer, Pittsburgh

Thrillist, Thrillist Media Group - Pittsburgh

Eaters, drinkers, travelers, and doers.


Thrillist.com is hiring a freelance writer to contribute bar, restaurant, nightlife, and event articles for its Pittsburgh edition (launching soon) on an ongoing basis. Thrillist provides an opportunity to create exciting content that both local and visiting readers will find entertaining and informative, as well as share with friends on social media. The ideal candidate has an intimate knowledge of the restaurant and bar scene in Pittsburgh, as well as experience as a food, nightlife and/or destination guide writer in digital media. Additionally, candidates with strong photography skills are preferred. An understanding of SEO and social media is critical. This is a chance to work with a winning team in the men’s interest space and help build its future.

Responsibilities:

  • Create relevant and engaging content based on new and best destinations as assigned and pitched
  • Work with Editor to generate ideas for new content topics
  • Meet regular submission deadlines
  • Provide media (e.g., original photography, sourced images, etc.) to accompany copy 

Qualifications:

  • Must be based in Pittsburgh
  • 3+ years experience writing, with focus on local food and nightlife content
  • Acute knowledge of Pittsburgh's food, bar, nightlife and event scenes
  • Strong writing skills
  • Strong photography skills w/ a DSLR camera preferred
  • Deep personal enthusiasm for the best, newest, and coolest places to eat, drink, and have fun
  • Appreciation for the Thrillist brand and voice
  • Ability to meet regular deadlines while working independently

About Thrillist

Thrillist means fun. We're eaters, drinkers, travelers, and doers. We serve the curious and believe that new experiences are what drive the richest lives.

Want to learn more about Thrillist? Visit https://www.thrillist.com/