Tech Writer/Reviewer- PCMag

Editorial New York, New York


Description

Position at PCMag

Tech Writer/Reviewer, PCMag

If you live and breathe technology and entertainment, and have proven writing experience, we at PCMag.com, the best tech reviews site on the web, want to hear from you. We’re looking for a bright and energetic reviewer with top-notch writing and editing skills to work closely with our team of editors to cover mobile apps, utilities, website building and hosting tools, online services, and entertainment-focused tech (including gaming hardware and software and music/video streaming services).

Responsibilities:

--Write clear, authoritative reviews, features, tips and advice pieces, product roundups, buying guides, and news stories. Work with creative teams to produce compelling visuals and video around your stories.  

--Get ahead of trends, aggressively seek news and products for review; you will help shape our coverage in key categories, so you need to know what's next. 

--Establish and maintain strong relationships with key vendors in the space.

--Edit, produce, and QA reviews and other stories. 

--Manipulate images, build product galleries, verify and enter product specs, maintain spec database.

--Represent PCMag at vendor meetings, industry events, and trade shows.

Qualifications:

--Bachelor's degree required; Journalism or English concentration preferred.

--3 to 4 years of professional writing/editing experience at an established website, magazine, or newspaper; product review experience is a major plus.

--Deep knowledge of the technology-focused entertainment space, including game platforms and titles, services, sites, devices, and manufacturers.

--You must be a self-starter who can independently prioritize projects, and be able to thrive in a fast-paced, competitive, deadline-driven environment. 

--You should have a strong work ethic and strict attention to detail.

--The ability to write quickly and clearly is an absolute must.

--Familiarity with online publishing platforms and digital image manipulation is a must.

--Pre-existing vendor relationships are a plus. 

--On-camera video experience is a plus.

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