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Company: FedScoop
Seeking cyber/defense/national security reporter
District of Columbia
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
October 16, 2013
Job ID: 1527929


FedScoop is looking to add a full-time reporter to cover cybersecurity, national security, and technology within the Department of Defense.


Candidates should have at least 2-3 years' experience in cyber/defense reporting or related IT fields, and already have sources and connections within federal agencies. An outgoing personality and go-getter mentality is a definite plus!

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

Job responsibilities:


-Writing enterprise stories on cybersecurity as it relates to the federal government.


-Occasional audio and video interview work (potential to do weekly podcast and conduct on-camera interviews at events).


-Covering quick spot news and announcements related to cybersecurity, mobile security, cloud security, and the Defense Department budget.


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



-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.


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