ViacomCBS Staff Writer in Louisville, Kentucky
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB LOCATION: Louisville, KY
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TechRepublic helps IT decision-makers identify technologies and strategies to empower employees and streamline business processes. Our global editorial team produces original content to help business leaders make great decisions about technology. TechRepublic is part of CBS Interactive, one of the world's top 10 online networks with more than 1 billion people visiting its properties every quarter.
If you're a journalist with experience in business reporting and a solid interest in technology, then you're an excellent candidate for the full-time role of staff writer at TechRepublic. The position is based in our Louisville, Kentucky office, where the TechRepublic editorial team has its global headquarters. This is the ideal role for a highly-motivated journalist who wants to work on the cutting edge of digital media at CBS Interactive.
Write and publish a mix of news and news features
Scan news sites, press releases and social media feeds for stories that are relevant to TechRepublic's audience of technologists and business decision makers
Interview CEOs, executives, thought leaders and industry analysts and distill their comments, wisdom and experience into actionable information with clear takeaways
Develop industry sources in B2B technology
Use analytics and other tools to track and optimize story performance
Use social media to help build audience and develop community
Appear in TechRepublic videos to discuss your articles on camera
You'll publish timely and authoritative stories on B2B technology to support the brand's core mission, attract new readers, and drive user engagement.
Develop feature stories, how-tos, and best-practice stories that provide deeper value to readers, demonstrate the brand's authority, drive traffic and help technology consumers make important buying decisions.
Occasional travel to major technology conferences to represent TechRepublic and cover the event with articles, photos and video interviews.
What you bring to the team:
You have -
3+ years of experience as a working journalist
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in journalism, English, communications, or a related field
Ability to write clean copy, write quickly, and show solid judgement in selecting stories
An understanding of multi-platform reporting techniques (online writing, video and photo)
Must be able to work in fast-paced environment and deal with daily deadlines
An understanding of tech and business jargon and a curiosity about tech innovation
High standards of quality and journalistic integrity
Highly professional, able to set a strong example of business conduct and exemplify the team's high-performance culture
You might also have -
Experience writing for a B2B audience
Online media experience
Experience working as a technology or business journalist
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