Capitol Hill Reporter

Stars and Stripes Central, Washington, DC, District of Columbia

Date Posted January 10, 2020
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary $,40,000 to $55,000


Capitol Hill reporter for Stars and Stripes


Stars and Stripes, an independent daily publication devoted to U.S. military news, is seeking a reporter to cover Capitol Hill.


Candidates should have 21st century journalism skills, and be well-versed in social media, writing on daily print deadlines, filing stories for the web and able to shoot photos/videos to engage readers across multiple platforms. Generating enterprise stories is also a key facet of the job.


A congressional reporter for Stars and Stripes should be able to break news on top-level decisions and legislation that shape the military’s actions around the world and also dig deeper for stories that shape the private lives of servicemembers and their families.


Candidates must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Candidates should have strong organization and communication skills, work quickly and accurately on deadline and juggle multiple assignments.


Preferred candidates will have two years of reporting and writing experience working for a commercial newspaper or news website.


Candidates must apply for the position on the USAJOBS website and include a cover letter, resume and at least three published stories demonstrating their work.

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