Be a National Examiner for Examiner.com
How would you like your name to be mentioned in the same conversation as Tony Kornheiser, Joe Scarborough, Jim Kramer, Chris Matthews, Martha Stewart, Dr. Oz or Emeril? This is your chance to be a recognized online celebrity by becoming a National Examiner for Examiner.com.
If you have a burning desire for providing useful information about a subject you love, this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for! As a National Examiner at Examiner.com you’ll be part of the freelance team offering news and information to communities across the country. Examiner.com will provide you with the platform you need to build the national presence and reputation your friends and family wish you had! Imagine millions of people waiting on the edge of their seat for what you have to say next! Not since childhood have you received this kind of attention!
Using technologies like video, internet radio, photographs, blogs and good old fashioned reporting, Examiner.com, , will become the premier destination and launching point for local news and information in 59 markets across the country. In order to create a national brand that is the destination of choice for local information, Examiner.com is re-creating online news venues from the ground up in terms of both technology and content delivery. This is the chance to offer news and local information the way you’d like to see it! If you questions about how big this really is, Examiner.com is part of Clarity Media which is a unit of the Anschutz Entertainment Group.
So what is a National Examiner? A National Examiner is someone with a deep body of knowledge they would like to share with others. They are a content expert who in time can become recognized as the authoritative guide on a specific subject. They work as a freelancer and get excited about developing a large audience of interested readers. With an ability to capture people’s attention, to inform, to touch hearts and make people think, a National Examiner is a trusted resource that readers turn to regularly for helpful information.
Our National Examiners represent a diverse set of fascinating individuals. We have magazine and newspaper writers, freelancer writers, stay at home moms, TV personalities, media celebrities, PhDs, college students and more. What do they have in common? They are all passionate about their area of expertise and want to share that knowledge in useful ways. You know these people: they get others excited about what they care about and can share what they know in a fun, useful, non-pompous way.
Using the examiner library of templates to post, a National Examiner will be expected to link to, comment on and /or write recaps, event previews, news and major events specific to their topic. Ideally, Examiners will post at least three times a week. Post should take no more than 15 to 30 minutes to prepare. It’s expected that Examiners will stay on top of what’s happening regarding their topic and ensure their page reflects those events. National Examiner posts will appear across all 59 markets so whatever is written will receive national exposure.
Unlike some bloggers who focus more on themselves and/ or cover many different topics, National Examiners look closely at topics and examine every aspect of them. Together they form a pool of credible knowledge that becomes a national guide to our culture, its people and their interests. In essence, national Examiners create connective tissue linking national perspective with the local knowledge provided by local Examiners in cities across America. Does that sound like something you’d hear on Masterpiece Theater or what!
One of the best parts about being a National Examiner is where and how you work. You can work from your home office, an internet café or just about anywhere else with an internet connection. If you work from home, dress is optional. Outside of the office, dress is required, at least pajamas.
The compensation for this role will be very competitive. The goal is to make you as rich and famous as possible. No kidding, this is like having your own Hollywood agent!
The talented people we’re looking for have deep expertise and interest in one of the following subjects
Arts and Entertainment
Bars and Clubs
Food and Drink
Home and Living
We’re looking for people whose knowledge and expertise align with the subjects we intend to cover. If this is you and you have a desire to share your views in useful ways, Examiner.com can give you the voice you’ve been looking for.
If the idea of being a national online celebrity is something that gets you excited, we’d love to hear from you. If you’re more interested in becoming a contestant on a Japanese game show, we might suggest career counseling. Otherwise, please send a resume in MS Word or PDF format to [email protected] Please indicate in the subject line of the email what subject area you’d like to write about. After a quick review, we’ll get back to you if we think it makes sense. Otherwise, we’ll catch up with you another time.