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Tech News Reporter

The Details

Mashable UK is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic reporter to cover technology news and digital culture. The ideal candidate has a strong interest in how tech affects all aspects of our lives. They are comfortable reporting on breaking news from big companies like Google and Apple, and about what’s happening on social media. They can also produce original analysis and features on topics that are relevant to Mashable’s audience, like cybersecurity, privacy, and cryptocurrencies. This role will report to Mashable’s UK editor, with a dotted line to the team in New York.

Responsibilities

  • Pitch stories daily that are going to start conversations
  • Write 3-5 stories a day, across multiple platforms in multiple formats
  • Dig up news on forums, DMs, social media, and everywhere else
  • Stay engaged on social media networks

Qualifications

  • 2-3 years of experience reporting on technology
  • Passionate about digital culture and future tech
  • Enthusiasm for mobile storytelling tools, including (but not limited to) Instagram, Facebook Live, Snapchat, and the general "stories" format
  • A great sense of how to package stories in an eye-catching and highly shareable way

It would be an added bonus if you had:

  • Experience with Photoshop
  • Experience writing for Snapchat Discover
  • Mobile video shooting and editing skills
  • Hobbies and interests that fall in line with Mashable’s superfans

The good stuff about us…

  • A fun, casual office in vibrant East London
  • A small team of journalists who work hard, have fun, and support each other
  • Lots of scope to develop your own area of expertise, and to create video and stories across many platforms

About Mashable

Mashable is a media and entertainment company for superfans. We’re not for the casually curious. Our proprietary Velocity technology suite gives us the unique ability to combine creativity with data. Our entertainment series and digital covers are smart, clever, ambitious, in-depth and first. We devour culture and tech. Our ideas shape the future and we speak to new influencers -- the early adopters who obsess with us around the globe. We deliver nearly 2 billion content views a month, with more than 70 million monthly unique visitors across platforms.

 

 

 

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