Congressional Correspondent

Al-Monitor, Washington, District of Columbia

Date Posted July 28, 2020
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


Congressional Correspondent Position Overview:

Al-Monitor, a trusted and award winning independent source of Middle East news and analysis, is seeking a Congressional Correspondent to work with its senior correspondents and news managers to write daily stories focusing on the Middle East as a member of the Congress press corps, and fill in on other beats such as Pentagon, State Department, and the White House as needed.

The ideal candidate must have a proven track record as a journalist and news writer with a commitment to accuracy and fairness, a strong work ethic, and  an active social media presence,  as well as headline writing skills and a keen sense of what makes compelling news. 

The ideal candidate should have a background in Middle East news and policy, understanding of the legislative process and reading of bills, an established network among members and staff of both parties, breaking news, sharp headlines and fast, accurate and compelling news writing. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Responsibilities could include, but are not limited to:

Preferred Qualifications: 


Competitive based on experience

Qualified candidates should send CV, include links to recent work and cover letter to with “Congressional Correspondent” in the subject line.

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