News writer (India)

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News writer (India)

TNW is looking to grow its editorial team by adding a knowledgeable news writer based in India, with a flair for spotting important developments in tech, and the ability to turn them into compelling stories with context and insights to help readers form an opinion.

FULL-TIME · INDIA

If you're tuned into the businesses, innovators, and entrepreneurs shaping the future of technology, and can separate signal from noise to bring must-read news to our global audience, we've got a role for you on our international editorial team.

Come work with us on everything from breaking news stories to long form features, personal columns and everything in between, as we try to make sense of the rapid developments in tech today and tomorrow.

Our ideal writer is:

  • Based in India.
  • Proficient in the English language and is capable of following a style guide.
  • Experienced in covering news and abreast of developments in technology worldwide, and has worked with a media publication for at least two years.
  • Always on the lookout for stories that will appeal to our global audience of tech enthusiasts.
  • Capable of writing with a unique voice and style.
  • Keen on shaping stories with relevant context, opinion, and insights.
  • Full of ideas for columns, feature stories, and other forms of content to inform, entertain, and delight our audience.

You'll be tasked with:

  • Producing thorough news and opinion pieces on what's hot in tech. Think AI, augmented reality, personal devices, online privacy and security, gaming, and social media, to start.
  • Finding leads and stories people care and want to know about.
  • Building a network of contacts in the industry, as well as experts in related fields to help inform your pieces.
  • Sharing creative input with our team for new content formats, coverage angles, and ways of engaging our readers.
  • Collaborating with the editorial, rich media and social media teams to shape our content and help it reach more tech enthusiasts around the world.
  • Analysing content stats and reader feedback to find more ways of serving our readers.
  • Convening weekly with our editorial team to discuss content ideas and future endeavours.

Our offer:

  • The option to work remotely from anywhere in India, or share office space with our growing team in Bangalore.
  • Flexible hours and an open vacation policy
  • Competitive compensation

Preferred start date: July 2018

We’d like to see what you’ve done in the past. In your application, we’ll ask you to attach:

  • Your CV
  • A covering letter introducing yourself and describing your background in writing and following technology news
  • Three original pitches for potential tech feature stories
  • Published writing that you're proud of

What are you waiting for?