Posted On: October 10, 2022
Media Organization: Gizmodo
G/O Media is the publisher of the web’s most original media brands, including Gizmodo, Kotaku, Lifehacker, Deadspin, Jezebel, Jalopnik, Lifehacker, Quartz, The Root, The Onion, The Takeout and The A.V. Club, and reaches over 120 million unique visitors a month—more than one-third of all Americans. We connect with the young, diverse audiences that are shaping our future. Through fearless journalism, provoking comedy, and high-impact storytelling, we elevate the stories and issues our readers and viewers are passionate about.
Gizmodo is looking for a driven news reporter to join our staff. This position will focus on covering breaking news stories across multiple desks, including tech and science. It’s a fast-paced job, requiring multiple bylines per day, meant for an early career journalist who wants to start building expertise and working towards their own beat in our newsroom.
The ideal candidate for this position learns quickly on their feet, writes fast, clean copy, and is comfortable covering a wide variety of news topics central to Gizmodo’s mission. You can write with authority about the launch of a new Instagram feature, the spread of wildfires in California, the introduction of technology-focused legislation in Congress, or even the release date of a new sci-fi movie. You can expertly parse press releases and PR statements with a critical eye, identify local news stories of interest to Gizmodo’s broad audience, and have impeccable fact-checking skills.
• At least 2 years of experience writing news stories at a major print or digital publication, or a master’s degree in Journalism with strong freelance clips. Experience in covering technology is a major plus.
• A good understanding of the major companies, issues, and concerns in the worlds of science and technology.
• Knowledge of journalistic standards, laws, and best reporting practices.
• A willingness to work from Gizmodo’s newsroom in NYC or LA is a requirement.
To apply, please visit https://boards.greenhouse.io/gomedia/jobs/4592346 and submit a cover letter, resume, and links to relevant stories you’ve written and reported.