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CBS Corporation Senior Staff Writer in Louisville, Kentucky

Senior Staff Writer

REF#: 34529


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff


JOB LOCATION: Louisville, KY


CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online.


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Brand Overview:

TechRepublic helps IT decision-makers identify technologies and strategies to empower workers and streamline business processes. Our global edit team produces original content to help business and tech leaders make great decisions about technology—from the best solutions to buy to, the best vendors to work with, to how to best optimize the technologies that they already have. We offer tips, tutorials, and best practices.

Role Details:

TechRepublic is seeking a full-time technology journalist who will write and publish a mix of news, features, how-tos, and best-practices stories across multiple formats. The role demands a person with attention to detail, a passion for multiplatform content, and a sincere curiosity about business technology and innovation.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Write and publish daily stories under deadline

  • Scan news sites, press releases, blogs, and social media feeds for relevant B2B tech stories

  • Develop industry-leading sources with executives and leaders in B2B technology

  • Write assignments under the guidance of a Managing Editor, including feature articles, lists, how-to articles, and other types of stories

  • Write great headlines and descriptions

  • Use analytics and other tools to track and optimize story performance

  • Use social media to help build audience and develop community

  • Represent TechRepublic at conferences, product launches, and industry events

  • Appear in TechRepublic videos; make appearances in the media as a subject matter expert

Key Projects:

  • The Senior Staff Writer publishes timely and authoritative stories on B2B technology to support the brand's core mission, attract new readers, and drive user engagement.

  • Develop feature stories, how-tos, and best-practice stories that provide deeper value to readers, demonstrate the brand's authority, drive long tail traffic and help technology consumers make important buying decisions.

  • Provide original reporting, breaking stories, and journalistic excellence worthy of winning awards.


What you bring to the team:

You have -

  • 5+ years of digital journalism experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in journalism, liberal arts, or a technology field

  • High standards of quality and journalistic integrity

  • Ability to write clean copy, write quickly, and show solid judgement in selecting stories

  • Exhibit a bold writing style that engages the audience and increases visitors

  • An understanding of multi-platform reporting techniques (text, video, and photo)

  • Experience covering technology, startups, innovation, or related topics

  • Comfort with tech and business jargon and a curiosity about tech innovation

  • Must be able to work in fast-paced environment and deal with daily deadlines

  • Must be adaptable and flexible; priorities change rapidly and regularly

  • Must be trustworthy, committed, considerate, and a good listener; high emotional IQ

You might also have -

  • Experience writing for a B2B audience

  • Experience as a guest in the media and on podcasts talking about B2B technology


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