Staff Writer, Lifehacker
New York, NY
Lifehacker, Gizmodo Media Group's lifestyle site with 14 million monthly users, is looking for an experienced writer with wide-ranging interests to cover everything from news-pegged explainers to app reviews, travel tips, mental health stories, consumer tech and everything in between.
About the Company:
Gizmodo Media Group is the publisher of the web’s most original and fearless media brands, including Gizmodo, Earther, Kotaku, Lifehacker, Jezebel, Deadspin, Splinter, Jalopnik, TrackRecord and The Root. As part of Fusion Media Group, we reach an audience of +120 million visitors a month—more than one-third of all Americans.
About the role:
This is a position for a quick-witted, strong-voiced writer who is excited help other people “live their best lives”— but in a productivity and delight sort of way, rather than as an Oprah mantra. If you’ve got big ideas about what service-oriented lifestyle content should can be, we’d like to talk to you.
The ideal candidate will have:
Have at least 2-3 years of experience writing for a fast-paced online publication
Be capable of turning around around stories ranging from aggregated news blogs to longer features at a quick pace;
Be comfortable working across mediums, including video and podcasts;
- Be eager to brainstorm about how to expand Lifehacker’s coverage, and to work in a fun, collaborative environment
Please apply with a resume, cover letter, and answer the job-specific questions below.
GMG and its parent, Univision, are deeply committed to fostering a transparently inclusive workplace environment and people of color, women, people with disabilities, veterans and LGBTQ candidates are very strongly encouraged to apply. Our company-wide mission is to reach very diverse audiences and so, we are deeply committed to having teams and leaders that reflect this mission.
This is a full-time staff position based in New York City. This position is in the WGA-E bargaining unit.