Application Deadline- middle of May 2018
Eurogamer.net has built a reputation for delivering some of the best editorial in the games industry, across news, reviews, features, guides and video. Reporting on games and their communities – both before and after release – has become an increasingly important focus for our coverage. We’re looking to add to the talent pool in this area by offering a three-month internship focusing on reporting skills.
As a Reporter Intern, you will work within our awards-winning news team, gain an excellent foundation in the basics of professional games journalism, and have the chance to bring a fresh voice to Eurogamer.
Required Skills and Experience:
- Demonstrable talent for good reporting
- Ability to unearth and tell interesting stories about games and their communities
- Willingness to secure interviews and ask tough questions
- Potentially encyclopedic knowledge of video games from a range of genres
- Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
- Strong work ethic with a high degree of determination and drive
- Positive attitude and a team mentality
- Passion and excitement about video games and gaming culture
- You must have examples of your writing to show, such as from a personal blog or published work, etc.
Desirable Skills and Experience:
- A journalism qualification or degree in a relevant subject
- Knowledge of the games industry, with a clear interest in the sector
- An interest in the technology, entertainment and lifestyle sectors in general
How to Apply
Before you apply, please keep in mind that this internship is full-time (not part-time or freelance) and is based at Eurogamer’s Brighton office (so they cannot consider a remote-working arrangement).
This is a paid internship, meeting the National Living Wage, lasting three months from approximately the end of June to the end of September 2018.
While we welcome all applications, you must be able to include examples of your writing, whether that be from a personal blog, previously published work, etc. This is the main thing we will be looking at to evaluate your application.
Eurogamer reviews every application in detail and are grateful for them, but are not always able to reply or offer feedback. Thanks for your understanding.
If you can demonstrate that you have the gumption to take on the role described above, Eurogamer love to hear from you!
Contact Eurogamer by emailing email@example.com with your CV and a cover note along with some examples from your written work, or by applying below.
Applications will close around the middle of May 2018, so apply as soon as you can!
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