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Company: Gamenguide.com
Position:
Reporters/Writers Needed for Gaming News Website Gamenguide.com
Location:
New York
Job Status:  Not Specified
Ad Expires: 
December 11, 2013
Job ID: 1541514

Description:

Description:

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Gamenguide.com is looking to hire web-savvy enthusiastic reporters with knowledge in one or more of the areas below. Writers are needed for Mornings, Evenings and Weekends. 

 

-Gaming (Games, Consoles, PC, Mobile, Cheats, etc.)

-Tech (Latest News, Releases of New Smartphones, Operating Systems, etc.)

 

 Requirements for Consideration:

- Must have a Journalism, communications or related  degree and knowledge of AP Style.

- Previous experience writing for an online publication on any of these topics.

- Proficient with Social Media.

- Proficient with Microsoft Office

Responsibilities:

• Write quickly and accurately in a high-pressure open newsroom to produce stories that click on news pages, are picked up by search engines, and drive traffic to the site.
 
• Brainstorm ideas with the editorial team and chase after emerging trends on the web, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and other social media networks.
 
• Work efficiently to meet daily traffic goals.
 
• Write compelling SEO-friendly headlines that click.
 
• Rewrite original content from third-party sources and have a consistent voice 
 
• Conceive and build new, compelling image slideshows and come up with unique angles on stories trending on the web.
 
• Pitch and write original features *if assigned only.
 
• Make necessary calls to PR, law enforcement, and attorneys on fast-breaking stories *if assigned only.
 
• Attend events and be comfortable interviewing people in the industry in person and via phone *if assigned only.
 
To apply, email  career@claireentertainment.com and attach the following: 

Only Emails that include information below will be reviewed.

1. Cover Letter

2. Resume

3. Three Writing Samples

4. Mornings, Evenings, Weekend Availability

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About Us: Gamenguide.com is a publication from Claire Entertainment Inc. a growing online news content network based in New York City that delivers entertainment news through its diverse brands. It provides readers with relevant content around the latest entertainment news as well as aggregates the hottest, trending and breaking entertainment stories from around the world. 

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