|Date Posted||July 23, 2020|
|Required Education||Bachelor's Degree|
|Salary||35,000 and 55,000|
If you have a passion for state and local political news along with experience investigating the work of government at either the state or local level, then an opening at The Daily Line may be of interest to you.
We are looking for a reporter to join our team in our pursuit to cover policy and politics throughout the state. This person should have a keen understanding of Chicago, Cook County and Illinois politics and must be able to produce original reports focusing on the development of legislation and those who engage and influence the process. Applicants must be attentive to emerging stories, digitally engaged and capable of delivering thoughtful commentary across print, digital, radio, social and other channels.
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Job Title: Reporter
This team member is responsible for the enterprising, development, and production of insightful and detailed content for The Daily Line news platforms.
4+ years experience covering government with a recognized media outlet that publishes daily.
Proven ability to enterprise stories involving often complex issues involving ongoing narratives.
Compensation and Benefits
Salary is commensurate with experience and benefits offered will be discussed during the interview process.
How to apply
Interested applicants should submit a resume, a brief statement of interest and links to work examples to email@example.com. Put “Reporter Job Application” in the subject line. If no links are available, feel free to include word or .pdfs of examples.
About The Daily Line:
The Daily Line (TDL) is an essential news resource for professionals across Illinois. Since 2007, we have reported on the contours of power in city, county and state government. Our detailed newsletters, published every weekday, provide an inside look at the actions taken by decision-makers that can only be gleaned by monitoring the committee meetings and commission hearings where the rigorous work of governing is done.