Gaming Writer - Comicbook.com 🔥
ComicBook.com, is an entertainment media company for a generation passionate about larger than life characters, celebrities and entertainment franchises. From movie and tv news to comics, anime, gaming, and franchises like The Walking Dead, Star Wars, Star Trek, Netflix and WWE, ComicBook.com speaks to a genre of fans that eat, sleep and play amidst today's pop/geek culture. Our comprehensive team of experts and newsmakers talk directly with the entertainers and the creators of the industry, as well as the community at large, providing fans an authentic, one-of-a-kind view of the entertainment landscape!
Overview & Responsibilities:
ComicBook.com is looking for a freelance writer who is passionate about gaming in all forms (Nintendo, Microsoft, Sony, mobile), streamer culture (Twitch) and popular YouTube personalities. An ideal candidate is a self-starter who works well in a team environment and has strong communication skills. In this role, you play a key part in our news desk, with general coverage assignments – providing content for our multiple social outlets and our premium subscribers along with interacting with them in our comments section.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Report and provide written updates on all things gaming culture as assigned by an on-shift editor
Write 8 stories a day as assigned
Cover conventions and other key events throughout the year to gather interviews and provide unique content
Post within the comments section on site and on social media to interact with fans by providing news, analysis and insight
Build relationships and develop sources in the entertainment space to provide premium information and break news
Provide original content to help grow audience and community
Work with managing editorial to provide comprehensive coverage of live, national events
Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, or other, related field
Excellent communication and written skills
Maintain good organizational skills
Ability to collaborate well with other reporters
Self motivation as well as ability to work within a team dynamic
Expertise in areas such as Genshin Impact, MMOs, streamer culture, and card games like Marvel Snap strongly preferred
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