The Daily Beast delivers award-winning original reporting and sharp opinion from big personalities in the arenas of politics, pop-culture, world news, and more. Fiercely independent and armed with irreverent intelligence, we now reach more than 20 million readers per month. We are based in New York and are an operating business of IAC.
What we can offer you
The ideal candidate will have a high news metabolism and be attuned to the tech industry, pop culture and the blend of the two. He or she must also have demonstrated skills to write quick stories and deeply-reported articles that weave interviews, profile material, anecdotes, and exclusive details into compelling narratives. The Reporter then must be able to effectively communicate those stories across TV, radio, the Web and social media.
Research/write multiple items per day on technology and tech culture.
Examine copy for accuracy, checking all factual information, quotes, and statistics.
Interview newsmakers and tastemakers on these subjects.
Contribute to breaking news coverage of major events.
Produce additional video, photo, or social content as needed
What you bring to us
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, juggling multiple projects and deadlines.
Willingness to collaborate with other reporters, editors, and media partners.
Strong research, writing, and reporting skills.
Proven skill as a narrative writer and story teller.
Fluency in social media—both to find and promote stories.
Strong knowledge of the tech industry, pop culture, and viral moments.
A self-starter who can conceive and execute stories with impact.
Ability to take initiative, receive constructive feedback, and work with minimal supervision.
Demonstrated capacity to work well in a team environment.
Will be based out of San Francisco or will to move to the Bay Area.
Why work for us?
We have some of the greatest benefits such as: discretionary vacation for salaried employees (as in use as much as you want), Medical/Dental/Vision options, Pet Insurance, 401(k) matching, tuition reimbursement, charity gift matching, huge discounts to wireless/gym/travel/much more and our office is an architectural landmark in Chelsea with corporate celebrations and perks happening in-house all the time. Join us and see for yourself!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.