WWE Looking for a New WWE NXT Writer

Sep 20, 2019 - by James Walsh

WWE is seeking a new member of the WWE NXT creative team. The company posted a job listing looking for an NXT writer, with the job description as follows: 

NXT develops and produces live weekly episodic programming that is sports-centric and reality based. The creative team’s goal is to provide compelling stories portrayed by the world’s most charismatic and diverse athletes. 

Key Responsibilities: 
Develop clearly defined yet emotionally complex characters for a diverse group of NXT Superstars 
Script descriptive, thought-provoking, edgy, creative storylines for NXT Superstars 
Collaborate with a team of road and home-based writers to create compelling stories that capture a global audience fitting multiple demographics 
Provide punch-up for specific scripted segments as well as review the totality of entire episodes for continuity and flow 
Incorporate consumer insights and social media to deliver impactful storylines that are consistent with the brand and each talent’s skills and history 

Qualifications: 
Minimum of five years professional writing for TV, film or social media 
Professional TV staff experience in drama and comedy a plus 
Writing and directing reality television a plus 
Experience in all aspects of live TV production a plus 
Plugged into pop culture 
Work closely and effectively with Talent, Writers, Producers & Performance Center Coaches 
Strong understanding of WWE’s audience (demographic and psychographic) a plus but not required 
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment 
BA/BS in Film, TV, Drama, Media Studies, Communications or similar field of study or industry experience in lieu

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