Staff Writer, Lifehacker

New York, NY

G/O Media is the publisher of the web’s most original media brands, including Gizmodo, Kotaku, Lifehacker, Deadspin, Jezebel, Jalopnik, The Root, The Onion and The A.V. Club, and reaches over 100 million unique visitors a month—more than one-third of all Americans.  We connect with the young, diverse audiences that are shaping our future. Through fearless journalism, provoking comedy, and high-impact storytelling, we elevate the stories and issues our readers and viewers are passionate about.

About the role

Lifehacker, G/O Media's lifestyle site with 14 million monthly users, is looking for a staff writer with wide-ranging interests in everything from news-pegged explainers to app reviews, travel tips, etiquette, food hacks and everything in between.

This is a position for a quick-witted, strong-voiced writer who is excited to help other people “live their best lives”— but in a productivity and delight sort of way, rather than as an Oprah mantra. If you’re a know-it-all who loves to debate the finer points of exactly how to make the perfect scrambled eggs, you will fit in well with the Lifehacker team.

You should

  • Have at least 2 years of experience writing for a fast-paced online publication;
  • Be capable of turning around stories ranging from 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.
 
G/O Media is 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 position covered under the collective bargaining agreement with the WGA-E.  

 

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