GovCon Reporter

WashingtonExec, McLean, Virginia

Date PostedJanuary 24, 2018
IndustriesDigital Media, Newsletters
Job StatusFull-time
Salary$65,000 to $70,000

WashingtonExec, the leading publication covering the executives and the business of the government contracting industry, is seeking a full time reporter who will cover M&A activity, contract awards, executive appointments, and profile leaders and influencers in the community. 

The right candidate is a highly motivated, independent worker. He or she must have at least 3 years’ experience as a reporter, be comfortable covering a beat and know how to translate jargon and complex topics into well-researched, authoritative stories.

Experience writing about the GovCon space is a big plus, but not required. 

This position is ideal for someone with demonstrated aptitude for writing about business for a knowledgeable readership. He or she must be as comfortable covering the daily spot news as well as writing original enterprise stories. Finally, the right candidate should be passionate about cultivating relationships with high-level executives and have a keen interest for storytelling.

Our office is based in Tysons Corner, Virginia, and the chosen candidate will be expected to work from there at least two days a week. 


Other must-haves: 


Accurate, clear and concise writing and impeccable communication skills

Working knowledge of WordPress: know how to insert stories and images, add categories, tags and other relevant information, etc.

Proficient in AP style

Comfortable with daily deadlines 

Reliable internet connection and phone

Available for phone check ins during normal business hours



To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and 3 links to previously published articles. Incomplete applications won't be considered.

About Us:

WashingtonExec is an executive membership publication and networking series that target C-level executives in the Washington, D.C., metro area. The publication has 1 million page views per year and over 20,000 subscribers to the newsletter. Our network and readership consists of key stakeholders, including C-level CEOs, CFOs CTOs, CIOs, business development leaders and VPs of human capital, among other executives.  


WashingtonExec’s network and readership consists of C-level executives, business development leaders and VPs of human capital, among other executives. Our mission is to document the intersection of business and social culture of the executive business community in and around Washington, D.C. We engage current and future executives in interesting topics, identify hot trends, support talent, commend the work of those making a difference, provide an opportunity for readers to speak out, and foster relationships within the D.C. business community.


National security, intelligence, cybersecurity, relationship building, executive leadership methodology, thought leadership, information technology, talent acquisition, federal market trends, federal procurement processes, private/public partnerships, and healthcare are frequently covered on True to our name, we focus on the executive within an organization.


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