If you’re a dedicated writer who loves movies, video games, TV and/or anime, Geeks + Gamers might be the place for you!
Geeks + Gamers is an online brand dedicated to celebrating movies, video games, television and all aspects of the geek community. Our website features insightful reviews and thoughtful editorials, while our YouTube and Twitch channels offer fun, provocative videos about the entertainment world and the fans who love it. And the Geeks + Gamers Radio Network is host to lively podcasts that discuss and debate all the hot topics of the day. We’ve been building our name for a few years, but now Geeks + Gamers is exploding onto the online fandom scene!
We’re looking for talented writers who are passionate about the subjects we cover to contribute to our website. The different positions available are:
Video Game Writer: Someone who can review the new game releases and write opinion pieces about the various aspects of gaming culture, as well as post about the latest news stories from the industry.
Movie Writer: Someone who can review the new movie releases each week, write opinion pieces about popular movies and cinema in general, and report on important movie news.
TV Writer: Someone who can follow and review TV shows episode by episode (or season by season for Netflix series), write opinion pieces about television and report on the latest TV news.
Anime Writer: Someone who can review anime movies and shows, write opinion pieces on popular anime past and present, and report on any new anime news.
*All positions are currently volunteer-only*
-A minimum of three articles submitted per week, which can be reviews, opinion pieces or news stories.
-Reviews and opinion pieces must be at least 1000 words.
-Articles submitted must be original content. Plagiarism will not be tolerated!
-All candidates must be at least 18 years of age.
-Good writing skills and a willingness to accept constructive criticism.
-Excellent communication skills. You must be willing to stay in contact with your team.
-Willingness to both speak your mind and tolerate a variety of opinions. Geeks + Gamers strives to be an inclusive environment where people of all stripes feel free to be themselves, and that includes in their work.
-Wordpress experience is appreciated, but not essential; we will train you.
-And, most importantly, a love for what you do. If you’re not passionate about your subject it will show in your writing.
-Writing experience and a portfolio of your work.
-Your own business e-mail address.
– Access to any conventions or events where Geeks + Gamers is a presence.
-Access to a Discord server.
-Access to any review copies and screenings/screeners we acquire for early reviews.
-The chance to build connections within the online press community, work and form friendships with fellow writers who share your passions, and have access to a platform on which to express your views freely.
If you’re interested, please fill out an application here.
We look forward to hearing from you!