IT Journalist Job Description

An IT journalist is someone who writes articles for public audiences about information technology (IT).

A journalist who writes for IT publications is known as a technology journalist.

An IT journalist may cover a range of topics, such as personal computing, networking, wireless, communications, and the IT industry.

An IT journalist works in a variety of formats, such as print, online, broadcast media, and television.

IT journalists may draw from the expertise of technology specialists, writers, and editors.

An IT journalist who works for a publication may be assigned a specific topic

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for an IT Journalist to join our team! We value creativity and clear writing, and we're looking for someone who can help us produce engaging content for our readers. If you have a passion for technology and a knack for writing, we want to hear from you!

IT Journalist Duties:

  • Establish and maintain good relationships with the IT sector
  • Assist in the creation of Web content
  • Report on current events within the IT sector
  • Create helpful resources for IT professionals and consumers
  • Contribute to community discussion board
  • Create relevant Web content by using keyword research
  • Propose topics and events of interest to IT professionals
  • Participate in discussions about IT trends and news
  • Review and evaluate IT products and services
  • Develop a strong understanding of the IT sector
  • Develop and maintain strong, professional relationships with IT sector
  • Take part in events in the IT sector
  • Participate in discussions on IT sector
  • Stay informed about developments in the IT sector
  • Attend events in the IT sector
  • Research and analyze developments in the IT sector
  • Provide feedback on IT products and services
  • Assist in the creation of IT content
  • Write articles, blog posts, and news releases

IT Journalist Responsibilities:

  • Specify and prioritize technology needs based on information requirements, business goals, and end users’ goals
  • Develop content, conduct research, write case studies, coordinate Web design activities, and produce other content for both internal and external audiences
  • Develop, test, and document functional and technical solutions for enterprise applications
  • Manage third-party vendors’ tasks and share documentation among themselves
  • Track technology trends and innovations, and coordinate strategy development for new technologies
  • Identify and assess skills required for successful adoption and implementation of new technologies
  • Maintain and update IT knowledge bank
  • Perform IT project and project management for IT projects
  • Coordinate and oversee IT projects
  • Develop and manage budgets and costs
  • Stay abreast of relevant technological developments
  • Conduct interviews with key IT personnel and clients
  • Maintain and update IT knowledge bank
  • Perform IT project and project management for IT projects

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field
  • 3+ years’ experience in IT journalism
  • Excellent writing, research and communication skills
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office, especially Word
  • Ability to work independently and work well under pressure
  • Strong knowledge of IT best practices and industry terminology

Company Name is committed to equal opportunity in employment and building a diverse and inclusive team. We welcome applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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