Technology is moving so fast that new developments can be confusing for consumers to understand. Our writers and editors need to be more than just tech savvy—they need the writing talent and passion for reporting to connect our readers to the most important stories in tech in ways that are both engaging and accessible.
Writers and editors at Consumer Reports conceive and execute written stories for our print and digital platforms, and work in close partnership with our social, interactive, and video teams. Our content creators can draw on internal testing, survey, statistical, and other resources that are unique in journalism.
And armed with those resources along with old-fashioned reporting and writing skills, our writers and editors are charged with presenting the consumer angle on technology news, writing product reviews, and most of all creating top-quality service journalism that is fast, accurate, and creative.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with at least 1-3 years’ experience in writing, reporting, or editing for electronics or digital privacy on multiple platforms required. Competent in all aspects of creating accurate and compelling stories across all platforms, with a keen understanding of the socially driven landscape. Ability to generate content that attracts an audience via multiple channels. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Able to work in self-directed capacity and to conceive and execute compelling multimedia content. Excellent organizational skills and ability to meet rigid
deadlines. Competent with page design software such as K4 and CQ as well as Microsoft Office and Google Docs highly beneficial. Ability to collect and interpret data, internal and external, to create the most accurate and in context story possible.