Reporter Needed for Bethesda Beat

Bethesda Magazine, Bethesda, Maryland

Date PostedMarch 08, 2019
IndustryDigital Media
SpecialtyLocal News
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

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 Only candidates who provide all four requested elements will be considered. No calls please.

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