Labor and Economics Reporter

The American Independent, Washington, District of Columbia

Date Posted February 14, 2020
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


JOB TITLE: Labor and economics reporter  

OVERVIEW: The American Independent is seeking an experienced enterprise reporter to join our growing team to cover labor and economics. Ideal candidates will have at least five years of experience writing for online publications in a fast-paced news environment, with exceptional news judgment and the ability to write compelling and accurate stories through a progressive lens.

This reporter will focus on covering “kitchen table” issues, including the cost of health care, student loan debt, wage inequality, and taxes — and how these policies impact working-class families.



Salary commensurate with experience. DC-based reporters are strongly preferred.

To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and links to three writing samples to

The American Independent is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applicants of all backgrounds to apply, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or disability.

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