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True Crime Writer

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A Writer position at Authentic Wave, New York, USA

Are you passionate about unraveling the mysteries of true crime, weaving intricate narratives, and captivating an audience with compelling storytelling? I'm on the hunt for a true crime writer and storyteller who can dive deep into the darkest corners of homicide investigations and bring to light the intricacies of solving critical cases.

As part of our team, you'll have the crucial task of crafting narratives that not only inform but also engage and resonate with our dedicated audience. Your words will paint vivid pictures of the complexities involved in these investigations, providing our listeners with a genuine behind-the-scenes look at the world of true crime.

What We're Looking For:

Proven Experience: You should have a solid background in writing, particularly within the true crime genre. Your portfolio should showcase your ability to construct detailed, captivating narratives that draw readers into the heart of the investigation.

Deep Understanding of True Crime: A passion for and knowledge of true crime is essential. You should be familiar with the nuances of the genre, the intricacies of criminal investigations, and the psychological aspects that drive the narratives.

Research Skills: The ability to dig deep and uncover the facts is crucial. You should be adept at conducting thorough research, verifying information, and presenting a balanced, factual account while maintaining a gripping narrative.

Empathy and Respect: Handling sensitive topics with care is paramount. You must approach each story with empathy and respect for the individuals involved, ensuring our storytelling maintains the dignity of those affected by the crimes.

Collaborative Spirit: While your ability to work independently is important, we value collaboration. You'll be part of a team that thrives on sharing ideas and insights to elevate our content to the highest standards.

What You'll Do:

Develop and write engaging true crime stories, ensuring they are factually accurate, compelling, and respectful of the people and events involved.

Collaborate with our team to brainstorm ideas, gather information, and refine your narratives, ensuring they align with our mission and resonate with our audience.

Stay updated on current and historical true crime cases, using this knowledge to inform and enhance your storytelling.

If you have a knack for crafting spellbinding narratives and a deep-seated interest in the world of true crime, we would love to hear from you. Join us in delving into the shadows of crime and justice, shedding light on the truth, and providing our audience with an unmatched listening experience.

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What does a Writer role normally entail?The Podcast Taxonomy definition for a role like this in Writing says: “The Writer has written the story or dialogue of a podcast. The Writer is often involved in the creative arc of a production, but this is not a necessary requirement. Writers may work in fictional or non-fictional podcasts.”
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