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Company: FedScoop
Position:
Tech reporter wanted!
Location:
District of Columbia
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
May 22, 2013
Job ID: 1486771

Description:

 

FedScoop has an awesome team of journalists, and we now have an immediate need for an additional fulltime reporter who will cover all things government technology, including trends and policies.

Candidates should have at least two years' reporting experience, ideally in online media, or familiarity with federal agencies. Recent graduates will be considered, as long as they have some journalism-related experience or a keen interest in government or technology. 

Our office is located in the heart of Georgetown, just off Wisconsin Avenue.

 

Job responsibilities: 

-Writing in-depth enterprise stories on technology, and interviewing thought leaders in the space for personality profiles.

-Covering quick spot news related to technology.

-Researching and crafting monthly or quarterly FedScoop Tech Briefs on various technologies (big data, cyber, cloud, mobile, open source, etc.) or trending issues to educate decision makers, legislators and other influencers in government and industry.

-Writing and editing white papers.

-Attending and covering related events to stay on top of emerging trends and strengthen ties with the federal IT community. 

 

Skills:

-Outstanding news judgment, with an ability to report and write on tight deadlines.

-Ability to hit the ground running and work independently as well as part of a team.

-Strong grasp of grammar, attention to detail and exceptional people skills.

-Working knowledge of AP Style.

-Knowledge of SEO and WordPress preferred. 

 

To apply:

Email cover letters with salary suggestions and resumes to camille.tuutti@fedscoop.com

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