Assistant Editor/Reporter

Michigan Advance, Lansing, Michigan

Date Posted January 03, 2020
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Politics
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website https://www.michiganadvance.com

Description:

The Michigan Advance, a hard-hitting progressive online news outlet part of States Newsroom, a nonprofit network of state publications, seeks an Assistant Editor/Reporter based in Lansing.

Advance journalists unearth stories on people, policy and politics and tell them in a compelling way. Beats may include politics, economy and labor, health care, immigration and civil rights.

Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 5 years journalism experience, WordPress fluency, editing experience, flexibility and an entrepreneurial spirit. Candidates should possess knowledge of Michigan’s political landscape and leaders, sound news judgment and the ability to work on deadline.

Duties include:

This is a full-time position based in Lansing. Compensation is competitive and includes very generous benefits.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume and three stories to susan@michiganadvance.com. Clips should be a daily story, an in-depth or investigative story, and a story that showcases your writing style.

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at JournalismJobs.com.