Contributing Writer

Posted On: March 1, 2017


Media Organization: Engadget

Company Description

Engadget is a tech news site owned by AOL. We publish upwards of 40 stories a day, including a mix of breaking news, editorials, product reviews and features exploring the various ways technology is changing the way we live.

Job Description

Engadget is looking for ambitious and enthusiastic freelance writers capable of telling compelling stories about technology, science and the future of everything. The ideal candidate will put important news in proper context with minimal fluff, find an interesting and original angle from which to tackle a story, explain complicated subjects simply and clearly, and do this all quickly.

As a writer at Engadget you'll be an essential part of the best tech news team on the planet. You'll gain valuable experience and exposure in a fast-paced, online newsroom. Plus you'll have access to some of the finest writers and reporters in the business who can offer invaluable lessons on how to thrive in the modern media landscape.

Freelance contributing writers are be responsible for producing between three and five stories per day (between the hours of 9am and 5pm) assigned by news desk editors.

We are particularly interested in writers in the eastern US and in the UK, but any qualified applicant is encouraged to get in touch.

We're looking for writers with ...
- Passion and a strong voice
- A deep understanding of technology
- A pleasant disposition
- A 4-year degree in journalism or a related field
- Equivalent professional experience

And a little bit of ...
- Photoshop
- Photography skills

Must be ...
- A self-starter
- Witty

To Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume, plus links to 3 writing samples to