State Government Reporter

The Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, Ohio

Date Posted July 18, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Politics
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable


The Columbus Dispatch seeks an incisive, unbiased watchdog for coverage of state government and politics at Ohio's award-winning state capital newspaper. We seek a Public Affairs reporter who will work in a team atmosphere to provide enterprising coverage of state and federal government and politics. The ideal candidate will have proven skills in reporting both on deadline and for longer-term enterprise and investigative stories; analyzing data and government reports and making the significance of the information understandable to readers; developing sources and professional relationships on the beat; engaging audiences through social media and other digital platforms; displaying flexibility to adapt as the world of journalism changes; and performing computer-assisted reporting.  Please submit a resume with references and at least five examples of your published work (digital links are fine) to We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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