Staff Reporter

American Trucking Associations, Arlington, Virginia

Date Posted August 07, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Other
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $65,000 to $70,000
Website http://www.ttnews.com

Description:

TRANSPORT TOPICS, the transportation industry’s award-winning news weekly and website covering trucking and freight transportation, is seeking an aggressive and innovative Staff Reporter. The incumbent will report and write in-depth and timely news and feature articles for all Transport Topics outlets, including digital and print. This position is located in our Arlington, VA headquarters office. If you can cover complicated print and digital stories and quickly turn around crisp, accurate and interesting copy, we have an excellent opportunity for you.

• BA/BS degree (preferably, but not required, in journalism) plus five or more years of experience reporting and writing for a daily or weekly publication required.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential.
• Knowledge of trucking/transportation issues and the legislative/regulatory process desirable but not required.
• Must have the ability to explain complex abstract or technical concepts to the general reader

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. We are located just outside of Washington, D.C., within walking distance of the Ballston Metro station.

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