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Emergency Instagram Writer

Make an impact by writing about breaking news as a Dear Asian Youth Emergency Instagram Writer!

The Social Media Team strives to create visually appealing and informative Instagram content to both educate our audience and showcase the diversity of the Asian community.

As an Emergency writer, your primary role within the team is to create timely post scripts for @DearAsianYouth on Instagram. This involves attentiveness to breaking news, researching unfolding events as they occur, and ultimately delivering reliable information for our 90k+ followers. Your work will revolve around developing socially responsible, well-researched, and timely social media scripts about various breaking news involving Asia and Asian diasporic communities, drawing from various academic and journalistic sources. This position calls for strong research and writing skills, along with a keen awareness of social and advocacy issues.

Responsibilities include:

Author and edit breaking news coverage for DAY's Instagram page
Conduct checks on world events to keep up on breaking news
Write follow-up content on developing stories
Time commitment: 5 hours/week

Qualities We Look For

Soft Skills: commitment to the cause, integrity, strong work ethic, strong dependability, creativity, outstanding communication, teamwork capabilities, knowledge in navigating and narrating politically sensitive topics

Hard Skills: strong and fast editing and researching skills, excellent written communication skills, experience in journalism


Applications are due by

June 29, 2024

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