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The Verge is looking for a reporter to cover the future of streaming and entertainment with a focus on the big players who are steering the industry. From YouTube’s CoComelon to Disney Plus to the Netflix machine, you’ll connect the people driving forward entertainment at the highest levels -- delivering news, reports, and analysis on developments in streaming and entertainment, with a focus on how these businesses operate.
As streaming and entertainment reporter, you’ll cover the notable stories of the day -- like new and exciting film & tv franchises, big entertainment deals, and changing parts of the business like Netflix fee hikes. We’re looking for someone who gets excited about digging into new streaming services and explaining why they matter -- even if they’re Quibi.
Reporters at The Verge are responsible for working with editors to identify and develop a beat. As a reporter, you will examine the streaming and entertainment industry, following the news and connecting incremental change with bigger ideas. Beyond the news, you will unpack the future of streaming and entertainment through original reporting and work your way up to delivering scoops on your beat.
- Developing your beat with coverage from news to larger reports and analysis. Daily news writing is a must
- Working across our teams to find stories at the intersection of technology and culture
- Establish your beat and lead conversations: become the go-to reporter on the business of streaming & entertainment
- Develop and nourish sources inside the major companies and organizations on your beat
- Proactively pitch news and analysis, and help vet stories
- Help us maintain our collaborative and ambitious team culture’
- Strong knowledge of the streaming and entertainment industry, including the major players and how they operate
- 2+ years of reporting experience
- Strong writing skills, including the ability to identify compelling angles and develop them effectively
This role is a part of the Vox Media Union, represented by the Writers Guild of America, East
About working at Vox Media:
This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefits—including flexible hours and generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees and to ensure that our healthcare and other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and fun—and who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.
Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.