Senior Reporter, Recode - Vox Media (Huntington)

Compensation

: $79,175.00 - $143,160.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Entertainment



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Vox Media employees thrive on innovation and change while ambitiously seeking to master their subject areas, hone their craft, and improve their communities. We help smart, talented, creative professionals make a meaningful impact in media, technology and the world around them. Vox Medias networks and businesses include SB Nation, Eater, The Verge, Vox, Curbed, Recode & Code Conferences, Polygon, Concert, Chorus, Vox Creative, Vox Entertainment, and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Vox Media employees thrive on innovation and change while ambitiously seeking to master their subject areas, hone their craft, and improve their communities. We help smart, talented, creative professionals make a meaningful impact in media, technology and the world around them. Vox Medias networks and businesses include SB Nation, Eater, The Verge, Vox, Curbed, Recode & Code Conferences, Polygon, Concert, Chorus, Vox Creative, Vox Entertainment, and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Vox -- Vox Medias general news network -- is a user's guide to the news, helping audiences make sense of everything from the 2020 presidential race to Game of Thrones. We are striving to create the single best resource for news consumers anywhere with thorough explanatory journalism.

Recode is the internets premier destination for coverage of the ideas, leaders, and trends driving the tech industry. With unparalleled insight and understanding of Silicon Valley and Sand Hill Road, Recode gets inside the minds of tech visionaries and investors, never sacrificing insight for access. Whether it is Kara Swisher interviewing Mark Zuckerberg on the Recode Decode podcast or Silicon Valley tech titans debating ethics at a Code event, Recode is talking to the people who are changing the world.

These two powerhouse brands are looking for an experienced senior reporter to join the Recode team as it moves to its new home on Vox. We see an incredible opportunity to cover technology and its effect on our politics, our minds, and our culture. We are looking for a reporter who is obsessed with the ways good and bad that technology is changing our world. Youll be deeply sourced with experts and executives to break and uncover news across the industry -- from Menlo Park to Washington DC. Youll intuitively understand the latest controversy surrounding the tech giants, breaking news and contextualizing events with the understanding that great reporting requires explanation to bring it alive to readers. From daily news stories to scoops to deep features, youll help lead Recodes distinctive explanatory technology coverage, working closely with editors to tell the biggest tech stories of our day.

What you'll do:

  • Write reported articles that uncover, explain, and analyse technology news
  • Work collaboratively with other Recode and Vox reporters on impact pieces
  • Develop sources that drive our coverage
  • Use experience and industry expertise to uncover exclusives
  • What you'll bring:

  • Desire to produce innovative, impactful journalism
  • Strong reporting background and experience with technology coverage, along with a unique vision for a new approach to the industry
  • Demonstrated ability to bring analysis and sharp angles to technology stories
  • Clear understanding of the fast speed of web journalism and the importance of careful writing
  • Strong execution and communication skills
  • Concise and clever headline writing skills
  • A sharp eye for SEO and social media savvy
  • A proven track record writing for a news or digital publication
  • Experience with explanatory journalism a plus
  • Vox values thinkers, creators, and obsessives from all backgrounds. We encourage those with diverse and nontraditional experience to apply.

    About working at Vox Media: This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefitsincluding flexible hours and generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees and to ensure that our healthcare and other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and funand who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

    Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.

    *This role is a part of the Vox Media Union, represented by the Writers Guild of America, East.


    Associated topics: comedy writer, copywriter, editorial, freelance writer, media, on call, publishing, story, syfy, writing internship * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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