Statehouse Reporter

The Missouri Times, Jefferson City, Missouri

Date PostedSeptember 20, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
SpecialtyPolitics
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNegotiable
Websitehttp://www.themissouritimes.com
Description:

The Missouri Times is looking to add a full-time Capitol-based statehouse reporter for immediate hire.

Reporters are all required to follow day-to-day state politics and policy and write about it efficiently, effectively, and accurately. Statehouse reporters will report from Missouri's beautiful Capitol building throughout the legislative session and as news requires. Reporters will also contribute to the Missouri Times Magazine and television show This Week in Missouri Politics. Our subscribers demand a quick and close look at how the government is operating and what is going on in politics.

All staff must be resourceful, attentive to detail, and be passionate about Missouri politics. 

Requirements:

  • Writing quickly in traditional journalistic style
  • Finding interesting angles
  • Straight reporting and feature writing
  • Self-editing
  • Copyediting
  • Social media distribution
  • Working independently, while being resourceful and respectful of company standards

Pros:

  • Experience in Missouri politics, whether reporting or staffing
  • Comprehension of government and politics
  • Enjoy networking
  • Photography
  • Multimedia production

Hires must be able to be located in Jefferson City, Missouri.

To apply, please email resume and references to rachael@themissouritimes[dot]com. Applicants without a resume and references will not be considered.

For other positions open at the Missouri Times, please go to https://themissouritimes[dot]com/about-us/career-opportunities/

 


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