Political Advocacy Reporter

The Washington Times, Washington, District of Columbia

Date Posted June 27, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty National/World News
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Website http://www.washingtontimes.com

Description:

The Washington Times is seeking an experienced, self-starting political reporter to cover Washington’s advocacy groups. This is a new beat in which the ability to spot stories and develop and cultivate sources will be critical. As part of our Politics Team, the political advocacy reporter will be expected to produce a steady stream of daily and enterprise coverage on both the politics and policy sides, as well as contribute to coverage of the three branches of government.  A strong, fast writer who can quickly file stories to the website and then develop them to give readers additional insight is mandatory. 

At least five years' experience covering Washington politics or five years covering a state legislature is preferred. Fast-paced, often highly pressured newsroom environment with strict deadlines. Must be able to structure work assignments with minimal supervision.

The Washington Times offers a competitive base salary and commission, as well as, medical, dental, vision, company-paid life insurance, and a generous paid time off program, matching 401(k) plan, and FREE on-site parking! If you have a huge drive to succeed, outstanding work ethic, integrity, a proven professional with excellent communication skills who is ready to take the lead, apply TODAY!

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