Market Seeking Writers: Tiger Beat

  • Tiger Beat needs freelancers who love writing about pop culture for teens.  Not sure if this market is right for you?  Here are the questions that were posted:

    • Can you rattle off the monikers of all four members of 5SOS?
    • Do you know the ship name of bandmate beaus Rydel Lynch and Ratliff?
    • Have you heard about Nash Grier’s brand-new app?
    • If you have an inner 13-year-old fan girl wanting to claw her way out in a grammatically perfect way, then this might be the job for you.

    This magazine needs someone who:

    • Can spot celebrity trends and gossip and spin them into tales perfect for this demographic.
    • Writes clever, funny, and dramatic with a special understanding of teens.
    •  Generates tons of ideas for quizzes, features, and columns.
    • Knows the acts featured in Tiger Beat.
    • Has conducted interviews.
    • Has a B.A. in journalism, writing, communications, or a similar area.
    • Has 1-3 years of writing and reporting experience. Bonus points if you’ve worked for a teen mag.
    • Knows social media.

    In your cover letter tell us why you are the perfect candidate.  Include resume and at least three writing samples as PDFs. Be ready for an in-person or Skype interview.

    For more about this opportunity, check out the full listing here.

    –SueBE