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Features Writer: Gaming Content

Comic Book Resources (CBR)
Portland, OR
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Contractor
Job Description

Remote (This is a freelance position)

CBR is looking for Freelance Gaming Features Writers to join our team and work with writers from all over the world! CBR is the oldest and most respected comic book culture website in the world. Our editorial team is looking for dedicated gaming experts to provide news coverage. 

If you have your finger on the pulse of the gaming world, with a proven ability to capture the attention of readers across the world, then CBR wants you to join its award-winning writing team! Apply now if you've got the experience and passion to be at the new vanguard of our video game coverage.

As a Freelance Gaming Features writer for CBR, you will work with a dedicated editorial team to create original and informative articles that our discriminating audience demands, with the eye-catching aesthetic they crave.

CBR welcomes everyone. We are striving for more representation on our site and we want to hear YOUR voice. We’re always looking for skilled and passionate writers to make an impact in the world of comics. We want the voices on our site to reflect the diversity of the community it serves.

Why write for us?

  • One on one training and 4 weeks with a peer mentor
  • Room for growth -- CBR makes every effort to promote from within
  • Possibility to pitch ideas
  • Incentive structure
  • Slack community for support
  • Several helpful guides that you can refer to even after training
  • It’s fun!

Job Responsibilities

  • Write 10 Feature articles weekly, under a wide range of word counts
  • Stay up to date on the latest news and trends in Video Games
  • Coordinate with Features Editors and Senior CBR Editors for assignments and feedback
  • Ability to create in-depth Gaming Guides preferred

Application Requirements

  • Cover Letter
  • CV 
  • 2 - 3 sample titles you would present right now as suitable CBR feature pieces

Applicants must be highly motivated and possess the following requirements:

  • Relevant experience in writing and editing
  • Broad working knowledge of old and current video games and the culture of video games, from TV to film
  • Available at peak hours and strategic posting times strongly preferred; weekend availability a plus

The hiring team at CBR will be back to you as soon as possible if we think you'd make a solid addition to the team. Only applications containing relevant writing samples will be considered.

*This is a freelance, work from home, contracted position*


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