Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.
SENIOR WRITER, Technology Review, to cover emerging technology, especially computing, robotics, manufacturing, materials, medical technology, neuroscience, gaming, the tech industry, and online culture. Will produce a steady flow of stories, including both timely news coverage and original reporting, with an average expected output of fifteen “units” worth of effort per week; produce at least six in-depth features per year either the print magazine or weekly online “cover story” slot; collaborate with TR colleagues in other departments and oversee other content relevant to coverage area; and represent MITTR at conferences, in the press, and to other audiences or communities TR wants to reach.
REQUIRED: at least five years’ journalism experience, including experience writing about technology news; a bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field; track record of producing well-written, incisive stories about technology; ability to distill information from a range of sources, identify important and relevant stories, and turn those ideas into compelling, clear, insightful and creative journalism; and a high level of numeracy. Seek a journalist who enjoys working at a fast pace on tight deadlines and wants to become proficient in new journalistic tools and storytelling forms. PREFERRED: advanced degree, experience working with online publishing platforms, strong presence on social media, facility with data analysis and presentation, experience in audio and video journalism, public speaking and conference moderation experience, and journalistic experience or specialist knowledge of the assigned beat. Applications from those who cover any area of technology are welcome, including generalists. Job #18377-8
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