Reporter Needed for Bethesda Beat

Bethesda Magazine, Bethesda, Maryland

Date PostedMarch 08, 2019
IndustryDigital Media
SpecialtyLocal News
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Websitehttp://BethesdaMagazine.com
Description:

Bethesda Beat is an award-winning daily news website covering Bethesda and surrounding communities. A service of Bethesda Magazine, Bethesda Beat is the leading news source for Montgomery County, which has a population of more than 1 million.

We are looking for an inquisitive, enterprising and hard-working multimedia journalist with one to two years of daily experience. Bethesda Beat reporters are expected to report and write an average of three stories a day, Monday through Friday, with occasional night and weekend assignments. The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a track record of writing clearly, cleanly and accurately under deadline pressure, producing copy with multiple sources and context
  • Be experienced and adept at developing sources and story ideas that demonstrate vision and understanding of news 
  • Be able to juggle multiple assignments and longer, in-depth stories that advance issues 
  • Be experienced and adept at shooting photos, shooting and editing video and using multiple social media platforms
  • Work cooperatively with others as part of a team
  • Be passionate about covering local news in a sophisticated market with demanding readers

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, salary requirement and links to three published news articles to Managing Editor Lloyd Batzler at lloyd.batzler@bethesdamagazine.com. Only candidates who provide all four requested elements will be considered. No calls please.


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