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Company: The Associated Press
Position:
Newsperson
Location:
New York
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
February 18, 2013
Job ID: 1462436

Description:
The Associated Press seeks a reporter for its New York City bureau who will cover City Hall, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Governor Cuomo's city operations, Superstorm Sandy recovery, national politics and  other uniquely New York stories.

The candidate must be an idea machine, able to identify and tell the stories of New York to a national and global audience.

After orientation to AP operations, this reporter would be based in City Hall, working to break news on this competitive beat. This reporter would cover New York City and its political landscape and initiatives for a global audience.

Qualifications:

Candidates should have a track record of excellence as a reporter and writer with strong news judgment and a commitment to aggressively pursuing spot news and developing hard-edge enterprise. The ideal candidate will have experience in New York City and demonstrated success at working a political beat. The candidate will have an ability work quickly and independently, breaking stories and producing spot and enterprise. He or she should also have computer-assisted reporting skills and be well-versed in Freedom of Information work. A successful candidate thrives in a competitive media market.  Multimedia gathering experience is a plus.

Advanced-level professional competency in written and spoken English language is required.  Authorization to work in the U.S. will be mandatory.

The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. Founded in 1846, AP today is the largest and most trusted source of independent news and information. On any given day, more than half the world's population sees news from AP.

AP seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. We support all aspects of diversity and provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or status as a veteran in accordance with applicable nondiscrimination laws.

To apply for this position, please copy and paste the following link into your browser address bar: http://ap.contacthr.com/27404741

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