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We Are Hiring

Shacknews has been around for 21 years. We began as a website dedicated to Quake, and then pivoted to cover broader gaming news. It is time for the Shack to make another move into a new coverage space. We are assembling a team to help bring our readers the very best gaming and technology content possible. We are looking for additions to our team who see the potential of Shacknews. You may be a member of our community, a seasoned games journalist, or someone who is simply eager to see what the next 21 years have to offer. If you think you have what it takes to do it for Shacknews, please take a look at our job openings.

Tech Editor

Shacknews is expanding our coverage of the technology sector. The job will focus on reporting tech news, reviewing tech hardware and peripherals, and creating technology guide content. This position will also require the editor to review games and capture gameplay footage. The role requires the editor have a keen understanding of detecting trends and search engine optimization. Knowledge and use of social media is mandatory, and a social following is a plus.

News Editor

Shacknews is looking for a news hound. The job will focus on reporting gaming news encompassing coverage of eSports events, press conferences, live streams, charity events, financial news, and everything else that falls into the gaming news sphere. This position will also require the editor to review games and capture gameplay footage. The role requires the editor to have a keen understanding of detecting trends and search engine optimization. Knowledge and use of social media is mandatory, and a social following is a plus.

Features Editor

Shacknews has done some amazing work this year in long-form features and we want to expand our efforts to bring our readers the very best content. This position will involve taking in depth looks at gaming and technology with longer articles, interview pieces, and our extra long Shacknews Select features. This position will also require the editor to review games and capture gameplay footage. The role requires the editor to have a keen understanding of detecting trends and search engine optimization. Knowledge and use of social media is mandatory, and a social following is a plus.

Guides Editor

Guides are an extremely important part of our traffic growth trajectory at Shacknews and we are looking for an editor to spearhead our efforts. The job will focus on writing guides for games and technology with a focus on search engine optimization. We are looking for someone who is ready and willing to dive into a game before its release and crank out amazing content. This position will also require the editor to review games and capture gameplay footage. The role requires the editor to have a keen understanding of detecting trends and search engine optimization. Knowledge and use of social media is mandatory, and a social following is a plus.


Please send your resumes to asif.khan@shacknews.com and enter the job you are applying for as the subject. Additional links to past work in the industry would also be greatly appreciated. 

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