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Company: The Associated Press
Position:
Newsperson/Foreign Affairs and National Security Reporter
Location:
District of Columbia
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
April 25, 2013
Job ID: 1478363

Description:
The Associated Press seeks a foreign affairs/national security reporter for its Washington, D.C., location. The reporter will join AP's foreign affairs/national security team focused on covering diplomatic and foreign affairs issues and occasionally intelligence and military issues. The reporter will report from Washington as well as travel overseas, seeking to break news and make the world of foreign affairs understandable to readers in the United States and abroad. Responsibilities include both spot news and analytical reporting and writing. The reporter must have a demonstrated ability to break news through strong, aggressive source development and the ability to write fast and smoothly on deadline. The reporter is expected to be comfortable with multimedia components of journalism, including video, radio and social networking tools.

Qualifications: * A minimum of three years of experience covering foreign affairs, diplomacy or national security issues, either from the United States or abroad.  * Strong source development skills and a demonstrated ability to break news. * Ability to communicate both written and orally with a varied audience. * Ability to work effectively in a fast-moving environment, juggling priorities. * Ability to explain complex subject matter to a general audience. Advanced-level professional competency in written and spoken English 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.

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