Lead Writer, Inside Mobile Apps

Posted: 3/6/2012 | Expires: 4/5/2012

Location: San Francisco
Category: Digital Media, Social Media, Technology
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description:

Inside Network, a division of WebMediaBrands (NASDAQ: WEBM), is looking for a Lead Writer to join our editorial team. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced journalist to report and write content that appears on the Inside Network sites related to mobile apps and mobile apps ecosystem. This position will be based out of our San Francisco office.

The Lead Writer of Inside Mobile Apps is responsible for reporting, writing and editing all content that appears on Inside Network sites related to mobile apps and mobile app ecosystems. The Lead Writer should be interested in and have familiarity with major mobile application platforms and ecosystems, including primarily iOS and Android, and to a lesser extent, Blackberry, Windows, and others. The type of content that the lead writer is responsible for producing -- either through their own reporting or via coverage coordinated with staff writers and freelancers -- ranges from industry analysis (on monetization, distribution, and developer issues in general), to developer interviews, industry news, financial reporting, and broader feature pieces on topics that impact developers and investors in the mobile apps industry. The Lead Writer is also responsible for representing the blog at all relevant industry events and will be called on to speak publicly at certain events.


-- Bachelors degree
-- Excellent written communication skills
-- Prior journalism experience
-- Familiarity with mobile devices
-- Familiarity with mobile apps
-- Moderate to deep understanding of social networks like Facebook or Google+
-- Prior developer or games journalism experience preferable, but not required

Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter, including salary requirements.

Mediabistro Holdings, LLC. is a group of industry-leading brands committed to excellence in, and the advancement of, the media and creative businesses globally. Formed in 2015, it consists of Adweek, The CLIO Awards, Mediabistro and Film Expo Group.

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