It's that time again. The Tech Report is looking for fresh news writers to help shape our broad coverage of the PC hardware and wider technology industries. If you're passionate about building, maintaining, or creating and gaming with PCs, and you want to share your passion with the world, our news desk is just the place to do it.
Interested applicants must have an ironclad command of the English language. They should also be ready to quickly digest the raw material of a new product or breaking event and turn it into a well-structured story with clean copy. We appreciate folks who are motivated to learn under fire, as well. We try to move fast at The Tech Report—our news articles often go from genesis to front-page post in under an hour. You should be comfortable turning out high-quality work under that kind of time pressure. As many TR alums will attest, you'll become a better writer thanks to our infamously high-powered editorial microscope and our sharp-eyed commenters, too.
News writers will operate as part-time contractors for us. You should plan to spend about two to two-and-a-half hours per day writing for TR. We're hoping to fill out our mid-day and late-afternoon coverage, but you should apply regardless of the part of the day in which you're available. A flexible schedule for coverage of the occasional major live event like an Apple keynote is a plus, but not a requirement.
To apply, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a short introduction telling us why you'd be a good fit for this role. You should also include a résumé and your take on a TR-style news post about this product, with images included (best composed in Microsoft Word or the rich text editor of your choice). We check for originality, so make that post yours. Your work will not be published on the site.
Because of the volume of applications we receive, we cannot respond to every applicant individually. If we think you're a good fit for the job, we'll follow up with you to arrange an interview and talk next steps. Thank you in advance for applying.