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BuzzFeed seeks a senior reporter to cover tech

July 25, 2019

Posted by Chris Roush

BuzzFeed News is looking for a Senior Reporter to join our award-winning technology and business desk.

We’re looking for someone thoughtful, tenacious, and enthusiastic who can own a beat, break news, and spin up investigative pieces and features. This is not a job for a beginner or for someone who just wants to cover product announcements and quarterly earnings statements. It’s a job for someone eager to unearth stories that otherwise may never have come to light, and can show how decisions made by tech industry affect billions of people worldwide, shaping our society and culture.

BuzzFeed’s technology and business desk is a ambitious one, and you should share that drive and passion. We are looking for a reporter and writer with a proven ability to land scoops, advance stories and pen thoughtful narratives. You should have a deep list of contacts and sources in the industry and a never-ending supply of story ideas to draw on.

The Team

You will report to BuzzFeed’s Technology & Business Editor and work with the broader team to further BuzzFeed’s record of reporting important, timely, and compelling stories in the tech and business sectors.

We are building a team that is diverse in many ways, and want to cast a wide net. We offer a robust compensation and benefits package including, PTO, retirement benefits, family benefits and a stock option program.

Also, we have a lot of fun.

You Have

  • 2+ years of experience as a reporter with professional news organizations
  • The ability to cultivate sources and dig up stories no one else is telling
  • A talent for writing both hard news and features
  • Camera-ready copy
  • An ability to spot a scoop and run it down
  • Genuine enthusiasm for reporting
  • A skeptical eye for bullshit and a good sense of humor

To Apply

Send your resume and a cover letter that outlines how you would approach this beat. Please include links to 5 examples of what you consider your best work.

To apply, go here.

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