Tech-Savvy Freelance Journalists
Employer: NewsFactor Network
NewsFactor seeks EXPERIENCED technology journalists to join our team of freelance writers. Work from home, writing daily news for our online network of technology & business news publications.
At the moment, we are focusing on writers who have a very strong knowledge of computer technology used in business environments. Experience must include AT LEAST 50 tech-related articles, published online or in print by reputable publications.
The news beat requires writing 1 or 2 short news pieces on deadline each day (roughly 500 words, at a rate of $50 per piece), 5 days per week, Monday through Friday based on the top news of the day. Our news writers must be extremely reliable, fast and efficient to meet daily deadlines.
These opportunities are ideal for professional journalists who can write in a clear, confident, entertaining style for tech-savvy business people. All pieces should be particularly interesting and fun to read.
How To Apply
PLEASE DO NOT APPLY unless you are an experienced, tech-savvy, professional journalist living in the United States.
BEFORE YOU APPLY, please take some time to visit www.NewsFactor.com to determine whether your skills and experience are an EXACT match for writing the type of stories we publish.
When you are ready to apply, use the APPLY NOW button below to send an introductory letter and resume via email (NO ATTACHMENTS) with "Your Name: Tech-Savvy News Writer " as the subject.
Please include links to 5 or 10 samples of your work. We are interested in seeing your UNEDITED work (such as a blog or personal web site, if available) as well as published pieces.
In your cover letter, please also tell us about your experience covering any or all of the following topics: enterprise I.T. (information technology), computer networks, hardware, software, network security, computer chips, tech innovation, data storage, CRM (customer relationship management), operating systems (Windows, Linux, etc.), computers, tablets, and smartphones.
No faxes or phone calls.
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Summary of Requirements
* Outstanding journalism skills
* Experience writing daily news for tech-savvy readers
* Ability to interview sources for each story quickly and professionally by phone
* Proven ability to meet deadlines and produce high-quality copy that needs little to no revisions
* Living in the U.S. and able to work reliably several hours day, M-F