Staff Writer - Government Technology

e.Republic, Folsom, California

Date PostedJanuary 31, 2019
IndustryMagazines / Publishing
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Description:

e.Republic is a media and research company focused exclusively on state and local government and education, with our corporate headquarters based in Folsom, CA. Our award-winning publications, websites, more than 150 annual events and highly respected research operations are acknowledged as setting the gold standard in their respective fields. Our work has been cited in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Time, The Washington Post and USA Today.

You can learn more about us by visiting http://www.erepublic.com/.

Write for Government Technology and its related editorial products as directed by editors. Work across platforms – print, online, multimedia. The writer is responsible for developing and maintaining a network of sources applicable to his or her beat; pitching and developing story ideas for Web and magazine coverage; and writing stories that demonstrate thoughtful analysis of their subjects.

Essential Duties: 

  • Report and write Web stories, including news briefs and bylined articles in coordination with editors
  • Report and write magazine features in coordination with editors
  • Work across platforms - print, online, multimedia, data and visualizations
  • Exercise sound news judgment
  • Conceive and develop story ideas for the magazine and Web
  • Nurture contacts and develop beat coverage as assigned
  • Attend events and conferences and generate print articles and news items

Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Ability to produce clear, concise and accurately written articles
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Knowledge of state and local government and technology
  • Able to conduct phone and in-person interviews of government and industry sources
  • Able to convey complex issues clearly and accurately
  • Able to work under strict deadlines
  • Knowledge of AP style
  • Able to post through content management system and commercial social networks

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