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Content Writer | CNET

Red Ventures

Red Ventures

Marketing & Communications
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

Red Ventures is seeking a Writer to join our CNET How-To team. CNET’s global team of editors, reporters, photographers and videographers covers what’s new and why it matters to help our readers navigate accelerating change.

This Writer will be responsible for identifying, researching, writing and updating FAQs, explainers, tips and other stories on a variety of topics that CNET covers.

What you'll do

CNET is among the most highly trafficked and trusted names online -- and the How-To team’s mission is to give our readers expert, unique and helpful advice and guidance on the news, events, activities and technologies that touch our lives.

Your stories will be fact-based and well-sourced, with an apolitical voice, and will help explain what current news, trends and events mean to our readers. You’ll collaborate with How-To teammates and writers from other CNET groups.

  • Research, pitch and write practical FAQs, explainers and other useful How-To stories on a variety of topics to help our readers better understand a topic.
  • Update stories daily across the How-To category.
  • Collaborate with CNET teams and support How-To stories across CNET’s topic categories.

What we’re looking for:

We’re looking for a curious, motivated, whip-smart writer who is accurate, factual and passionate about service journalism.

  • At least two years of professional journalism or commensurate experience.
  • Self-motivated and detail-oriented writer who can create clear, intelligent copy that explains complicated or confusing concepts in a way that our readers can understand.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple deadlines simultaneously.
  • A team player who can collaborate with and take direction and feedback from others.


  • Cash Compensation Range: $50,000-60,000
    *Note actual salary is based on geographic location, qualifications, and experience.

Additionally, the following benefits are provided by Red Ventures, subject to eligibility requirements.

  • Health Insurance Coverage (medical, dental, and vision)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401(k) with match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Parental Bonding Benefit Program

Who We Are:

Over the last twenty years, Red Ventures has built a portfolio of influential brands, digital platforms, and strategic partnerships that work together to connect millions of people with expert advice. Through premium content and personalized digital experiences, Red Ventures builds online journeys that make it easier for people to make important decisions about their homes, health, travel, finances, education and entertainment. Founded in 2000, Red Ventures has 3,000 employees in 10 cities across the US, as well as in the UK and Brazil. Red Ventures owns and operates several large digital brands including Healthline, The Points Guy, Bankrate, MYMOVE, and Allconnect.com.
For more information, visit https://redventures.com and follow @RedVentures on social platforms.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program for full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, 401(k) plan and a paid parental leave program.

Red Ventures is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. Employment at Red Ventures is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications.

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation where appropriate. Should you require a reasonable accommodation to apply or participate in the job application or interview process, please contact accommodation@redventures.com.

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