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Company: San Francisco Chronicle
Position:
Reporter
Location:
California
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
September 19, 2013
Job ID: 1488261

Description:

Love press conferences? Like waiting around for a public affairs spokesperson to call you back? Freak out when your editor says the investigative piece is more important than daily coverage of a public hearing? Then please don’t apply for this job.

 

But if you hate following the pack, we want to hear from you.

 

The San Francisco Chronicle is hiring an ambitious reporter who isn’t happy unless he or she is on the front page of both the website and the paper. Someone who thinks “web first” and then “authoritative analysis.”

 

The position is based in Sacramento, covering statewide politics and government. Occasionally, the job may include travel for breaking news or enterprise stories focusing on Northern California.

 

This is a senior-level reporting position. It is expected that applicants will have a track record of investigations and major enterprise. The right candidate will also be able to spot a trend story, get scoops and use social media. More than that, he or she will also have skills such as the ability to speak another language, database-reporting skills and/or a kick-ass Sacramento source list.

 

Send a variety of clips, a cover letter and resume to Managing Editor Audrey Cooper, acooper@sfchronicle.com.

 

Make sure your clips are not boring. We don’t do boring in San Francisco.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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