Technology Writer

ScreenRant

Anywhere Remote only

Freelance/Contractor

Journalism, Professional Reporting

Work from Home (WFH) Early Career

Jan 17

This is a paid freelance, remote position - that means you can work from anywhere, on your own schedule.

Screen Rant is the #1 independent entertainment website on the web and publishes up-to-the-minute news on blockbuster movies, TV, video games, comic books, and tech. Our editorial team is looking for eager writers to contribute engaging tech-related articles under the leadership of the Tech Lead Editor. The selected candidates will have tremendous career growth opportunities within the organization. Please note that this role does not involve technical writing or video production.

We are looking for writers with previous online writing experience and a passion for the vertical you’re applying to. Please visit screenrant.com and review your familiarity with our range of topics before applying and, in your cover letter, make sure to tell us how your knowledge of entertainment content will complement Screen Rant’s coverage. We would love to welcome you to our community of cinephiles, gamers, and geeks!

​Responsibilities

  • Write a minimum of 5–10 articles per week in Screen Rant's house style (following the requisite training and peer mentorship period)
  • This will include fact-checking, formatting, linking, and image sourcing/very basic editing (sizing, brightness, etc.)
  • Pitch story ideas when none are readily available
  • Accept and apply any/all feedback received by the editorial team
  • Communicate openly and actively with the editorial team

Requirements

  • A passion for the content and a drive to grow within the industry
  • Deep knowledge of all things tech, including but not limited to phones, computing, smart homes, gadgets, etc. Apple/iOS expertise is an asset.
  • Quick learner with a strong sense of urgency
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Ability to write articles free of typos and grammatical errors
  • Comfortable working in an entirely virtual environment

Applicants with experience in the following areas will be given favorable consideration:

  • Understanding of the difference between news and features
  • Relevant experience in writing and/or editing roles (digital publications, entertainment content)
  • Familiarity with Wordpress
  • Image editing
  • SEO
  • Analytics (GA)

What Screen Rant has to offer:

  • Open schedule - write as much as you like, whenever you like, from wherever you like!
  • Future bonusing opportunities for high contributors of quality articles
  • Incredible opportunities for career growth within a supportive system
  • An amazing community of like-minded people to nerd-out with on a daily basis

NOTE: Only applications containing a resume and cover letter will be considered. It is essential that you demonstrate your breadth of knowledge of tech content and how it will complement Screen Rant's existing coverage in your cover letter. You will not be considered for the role if this information is not included. Please note that the next step in the hiring process involves a writing evaluation.

We're looking forward to hearing from you!

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