Lead Writer, Inside Social Games

Posted: 4/19/2013 | Expires: 5/19/2013

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 an experienced Lead Writer to join our editorial team. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced journalist to report, write and edit all content that appears on www.InsideSocialGames.com, our site related to the social games industry. This position will be based out of our San Francisco office.

The Lead Writer should be interested in and have experience with video games in general as well as specifically with social games that are playable on Facebook, Google+ and other games portal sites. 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 game reviews, developer interviews and industry news to financial reporting and broader feature pieces on topics that impact developers and investors in the social games 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 video games
--Familiarity with social games
--Moderate to deep understanding of social networks like Facebook or Google+
--Prior games journalism experience preferable, but not required Bachelors degree

Interested candidates should send resume , cover letter and 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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