Tech News Freelance Reporter: telecommute, US only

Location
Los Angeles**
Posted
Jul 23, 2014
Closes
Aug 22, 2014
Contact
Ms. Editorial Manager
Duration
Freelance
NewsFactor seeks EXPERIENCED business-technology journalists to join our team of freelance writers. Work from home, writing daily news for our online network of technology & business news publications.

At the moment, we are focusing on writers who have a very strong knowledge of computer technology used in business environments. Experience must include AT LEAST 50 tech-related articles, published online or in print by reputable publications.

The news beat requires writing 1 short news piece on deadline each day (roughly 500 words, at a rate of $50 per piece), 5 days per week, Monday through Friday based on the top news of the day. Our news writers must be extremely reliable, fast and efficient to meet daily deadlines, with the ability to interview analysts, company spokespeople, or other experts by phone or email.

These opportunities are ideal for professional journalists who can write in a clear, confident, entertaining style for tech-savvy business people.

Summary of Requirements:

- Outstanding journalism skills
- Experience writing daily news for tech-savvy readers
- Ability to interview sources for each story quickly and professionally by phone
- Proven ability to meet deadlines and produce high-quality copy that needs little to no revisions
- Living in the U.S. and able to work reliably several hours day, M-F

HOW TO APPLY:

Please do not apply unless you are an experienced, tech-savvy, professional journalist living in the United States.

Before you apply, please take some time to visit www.NewsFactor.com to determine whether your skills and experience are an EXACT match for writing the type of tech-news and business-news stories we publish.

When you are ready to apply, go to: http://www.newsfactor.com/hr/job.php?do=apply&jid=52 and use the APPLY NOW button to send an introductory letter and resume, and answer a few brief questions to ensure this is a good opportunity for you.

Please include links to 5 or 10 samples of your work. We are interested in seeing your UNEDITED work (such as a blog or personal web site, if available) as well as published pieces.

In your cover letter, please also tell us about your experience covering any or all of the following topics: enterprise I.T. (information technology), computer networks, hardware, software, network security, computer chips, tech innovation, data storage, CRM (customer relationship management), operating systems (Windows, Linux, etc.), computers, tablets, and smartphones.

Please be aware that we are only accepting job applications sent through that EZ Recruiter Job Application link specified above. No faxes or phone calls.

**Our offices are located in California, but this opening is for a telecommute, freelance, work-from-home opportunity for journalists living anywhere in the U.S.