The Blast is looking for celebrity news writers

June 30, 2022

Posted by Margarita Sanabria

The Blat is looking for celebrity news writers. If you are an experienced celebrity and entertainment news writer that loves pop culture, we would love to hear from you!


Launched in September 2017 by renowned celebrity reporter Mike Walters (was a co-founder of, producer of the Emmy-nominated TMZ syndicated TV show and an executive producer of the TMZ Live syndicated series), The Blast provides 24/7, up-to-the-minute news about the world’s biggest celebrities, all optimized for mobile consumption and social media engagement.

The site is comprised of a staff that has been instrumental in breaking the biggest stories about some of the most talked about celebrities in the world.


You’ll be covering:

Reality Stars + Celebrity Couples + Break-ups, Feuds, Deaths, Breaking News, and those headline-making Instagram updates.

  • Crafting relevant, up-to-date articles (500-700+ words each) on celebrity news and entertainment topics.
  • Must be able to contribute 6-10 articles per day.
  • Weekend availability is a MUST.
  • Creating fresh content, putting your own unique spin on articles; zero-tolerance policy on plagiarism.
  • Reliably sourcing and linking, fluent research skills, solid overall knowledge of the topic you’re covering.
  • Accepting and applying feedback when given.


  • 1-5 years writing experience in the celebrity or entertainment journalism field a must.
  • Weekend Availability a MUST
  • WordPress experience preferred.
  • Have a keen eye for great social media posts + images.
  • Must be familiar with cropping images.
  • Make words make you come alive.



Write a short introduction about yourself
Include a paragraph highlighting your writing experience, relevant credentials and publication credits
Attach links to your strongest work or portfolio, and online profile.


  • $15 per published article + a revenue share


For more information, visit their website.

Apply here.

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