Date Posted October 11, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Local News
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $40,000 to $45,000
Website https://www.wfyi.org/wfyi-careers

Description:

METROPOLITAN INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC MEDIA, INC.

WFYI Public Media is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

 

Job Title:                      Government and Policy Reporter

 

Classification:               Permanent, full time

 

Salary:                          Commensurate with experience and responsibility, exempt

 

Reporting                     

Relationship:                The Government and Policy Reporter will report directly to the Director of News.

 

Position

Description:                  WFYI wants an ambitious, experienced reporter to tackle complex issues through the lens of policy’s impact on residents. The reporter will spend significant time in the field getting to know neighborhoods, families, and policymakers to produce sound-rich, in-depth stories about our challenges. The applicant will be able to respond confidently to breaking news and be a watchdog on the Mayor’s Office and the budget approving City-County Council. Story types span from daily local stories to long-form interviews and web explainers, to in-depth human-interest profiles, to municipal elections. This reporter will also file reports for Indiana’s statewide public media collaboration and national stories for NPR, as directed.

 

 

Essential duties will include, but are not limited to:        

 

Requirements for success:

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