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Senior Technology Reporter

AXIOS Media

AXIOS Media

Marketing & Communications, IT
Remote
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

Quick Take: Axios is a thriving, fast-growing media organization dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news in an audience-first format. We're hiring a Senior Technology Reporter to cover the most exciting tech revolution of our time: artificial intelligence.

Why it Matters: Axios has built a newsroom of more than 150 talented journalists committed to providing our readers the most trustworthy information in the most efficient way possible. We are looking for a highly talented, collaborative, experienced journalist to serve as co-author of our daily AI+ newsletter.

  • We’re looking for a seasoned technology correspondent who’s obsessed with chronicling the companies and individuals who are building AI. You must be well sourced inside the major tech companies and AI upstarts, and eager to break stories and explain the day’s news to Axios readers.

The details: Candidates should embody an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for Axios’ reader-first mission. Ideal candidates will also have the following skills and traits:

  • Subject matter expertise on the tech landscape
  • A passion for covering tech companies, trends, products and controversies
  • Exceptional writing abilities
  • Highly skilled at spotting top story ideas and crafting conceptual newsletter items to exceed our readers' expectations
  • Expertise for driving the conversation with scoops and trend stories
  • Strong source base and ability to produce exclusive content
  • Ability to collaborate closely and effectively with internal and external audiences
  • Positive attitude and ability to thrive in high-pressure news environment
  • A commitment to building and supporting a diverse and inclusive environment
  • A belief in Smart Brevity as the core writing style of Axios

What Axios brings to the table besides salary:

  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Robust PPO and High Deductible health insurance options on the Blue Cross Blue Shield network
  • Employer Health Savings Account (HSA) contribution for the high deductible health plan option
  • Dental and vision coverage
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • Generous vacation policy, plus holidays
  • One mental health day per quarter
  • Annual learning and development stipend
  • $100 monthly work-from-home stipend
  • Tele-mental health services through Headspace
  • OneMedical membership, including tele-health services
  • Personal health advocacy resources through HealthAdvocate
  • Inclusive fertility, hormonal health and family forming benefits through Carrot Fertility
  • Access to the Axios “Family Fund”, which was created to allow employees to request financial support when facing financial hardship or emergencies
  • Increased work flexibility for parents and caretakers
  • Virtual company-sponsored social events
  • A strong and positive work environment
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture

Starting salary for this role is in the range of $87,500 - $150,500 and is dependent on numerous factors, including but not limited to location, work experience, and skills. This range does not include other compensation benefits. Axios' compensation philosophy takes into account cost of labor differentials across the country. Because this is a remote-optional job posting, this salary range takes into account all possible locations within the United States, but candidates will only be eligible for the salary range for their location.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Axios is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Axios makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.