IGN is hiring! Check out what they’re looking for below.
The News Lead at IGN finds and produces news content relevant to the video game industry. He or she, in coordination with senior staff, determines the voice and focus of news and is primarily responsible for the management of internal and freelance news writers. This position reports directly to the Managing Editor as part of the games editorial team.
What will get you in the door?
You are familiar with and passionate about gaming news, as well as the companies and creators behind the games.
You have managed teams of writers and freelancers.
You have existing contacts within the game industry and are known and respected by those you’ve worked with.
You are a creative and critical writer who can quickly deliver a wide variety of high-quality news content.
You are articulate and comfortable on camera and can speak extemporaneously as well as read from a script.
You have experience covering pop culture and are able to be objective about the things you love.
You have a wide range of gaming tastes, both in terms of platforms and genres, and a long history as a gamer.
You have a good attitude and a desire to learn.
It would be extra awesome if…
You are already covering news as part of a current blog or video series.
You are a member of the IGN community.
There’s more information, so if you think that this can be you, Apply Here! Good Luck!!