MXDWN is an entertainment news site that brings its audience “all that matters in entertainment” across the board. As part of the MXDWN Games department, we strive to engage our audience with the most important, relevant, and varied content from an ever growing and evolving industry. We are currently looking for passionate writers with strong and varied interests in the video game industry and community.
MXDWN Games News Writers are expected to be on top of and keep up to date with what’s going on in the gaming industry on a daily basis. Writers are encouraged to go out and find the news that is relevant, fresh, and interesting to a broad gaming audience. They are expected to be able to research, source information, and then convey that news in a well structured, engaging article, on a 5 days a week basis.
MXDWN Games serves a wide audience of video game enthusiasts with a variety of tastes. From new AAA announcements and releases from the world’s top developers, to the surprise hit indie titles, to the next big thing in video games. Nothing is off limits for our writers. Some of our most talked-about titles of the past year include God of War, Red Dead Redemption II, Marvel’s Spider-Man, Life is Strange 2, Fortnite, Apex Legends and more! The world of video games is a broad one, and, at MXDWN Games, we aspire to be a site that appeals to every corner and niche of that world. We want all different types of video game fans to come to MXDWN Games for all their gaming news. If it has an audience, you can expect to find it on MXDWN Games.
Interns are trained and supervised by members of the mxdwn staff. Our internships offer to provide academic credit.
To be successful in this position, you must:
- Have a passion for journalism, writing, and video games.
- Have a competent understanding of the English language including: grammar, flow, structure, and spelling.
- Have adequate time to properly research and write a cohesive article 5 times a week. (300 words minimum)
- Be able to work professionally with all members of the Games department.
- Have access to the internet and your own personal computer.
Please note that this is an UNPAID position.The benefits of joining the MXDWN Games team are experience, exposure, and a foot in the door into the industry.
No prior experience is required. A degree in Journalism, Creative Writing, or similar fields are a plus. If selected, you will receive training on how to write and publish a standard article using our site’s content management system.