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Video games reporter

Editorial | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Do you have strong opinions on Nintendo getting into mobile games? Did you spend the last holiday trying to convince your family to play "Overwatch?" Do you consider /r/gaming a second home?

Business Insider is looking for a reporter to join its consumer tech team and write about gaming! This writer will primarily focus on day-to-day video game coverage: what are people playing, what are people talking about, and what's interesting?  

We are looking for someone with the following qualifications:

  • You have excellent writing and copy-editing skills.
  • You have written for a mainstream publication.
  • You know how to move a story forward and make it your own.
  • You're able to present gaming news coverage to a broad audience.
  • You know the industry, and can identify/cover ongoing and emerging trends.
  • You feel comfortable drawing from your own experiences to highlight games and products people should know about.

Please include your resume and a cover letter telling us what excites you about video games.

The position is full-time in our New York City headquarters. Business Insider offers competitive compensation packages complete with benefits.


About us:

Insider Inc. is the publisher of INSIDER, Markets Insider, and 17 international editions of Business Insider, including the flagship NY-based US edition. The company pioneered a digital-native approach to news and information that is social and mobile at its core, for an ambitious and curious global audience that grew up with digital. The company launched in 2007, and in ten years, Business Insider has grown to become the most favorite business news brand in the world, when measured by reach. Insider Inc. reaches a global audience of several hundred million readers and viewers. The company also offers a subscription research service, Business Insider Intelligence (BII), that provides in-depth insight, data, and analysis of digital topics. Every year the company hosts IGNITION, an influential media and technology conferences. Insider Inc. is a subsidiary of Axel Springer SE. We are always looking for talented, curious and motivated individuals to join our growing team.