Technology news reporter

Location
San Francisco, California
Salary
Competitive salary, reviewed annually, plus healthcare and generous paid vacation time
Posted
Apr 18, 2018
Specialty
News & Journalism
Metro Area
San Francisco
Duration
Full Time

The Register seeks two technology news journalists to join its growing US operation, and cover software and hardware on a daily basis. We need writers who can unearth wrongdoing, scandals, and genuine innovation in the worlds of semiconductor chips, cloud services, business applications, and everything in between. The Register has broken stories on computer processor security flaws, layoffs and turmoil within IT industry giants, hacking raids, government IT failures, defective products, and much, much more. To join our team, you must be able to:

  • Identify and develop sources within the industry.
  • Turn information from these contacts into article pitches.
  • File accurate and crystal-clear stories on time.

An ideal applicant should be able to:

  • Write in a lively and engaging manner that fits The Register's punchy tone. Our motto, after all, is: "Biting the hand that feeds IT."
  • Understand at a deep technical level how products, services, technologies, and organizations in their areas of coverage work. Our readers look to us for guidance and analysis, and expect us to have the specifics nailed down. A keen attention to detail is vital here.
  • Break exclusive news.
  • Work within a team, and collaborate to develop stories where necessary.

The Register is a UK-headquartered title established in 1998, with offices in London, San Francisco, and Sydney. We are well known in the IT industry for our critical coverage, exclusives, technical depth, and irreverent headlines and commentary. We reach millions of technology professionals every month from our home at www.theregister.co.uk. We are owned by the independent media house Situation Publishing, and you can find out more about our operations here: situationpublishing.com.

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