Reporter on the U.S.-Mexico border

El Paso Matters, El Paso, Texas

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Date Posted January 13, 2021
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $40,000 to $45,000
Website http://elpasomatters.org

Description:

El Paso Matters is seeking a reporter to join our diverse and innovative team of journalists covering the El Paso border region.

This reporting position will focus on key issues along the U.S.-Mexico border — including immigration, border enforcement, COVID-19 recovery and marijuana legalization. This position will be a key part of a unique binational media collaboration, with funding from Microsoft, that aims to rebuild local journalism by developing deeper, richer and engaging content to form connections with the communities we serve.

We’re looking for:

El Paso Matters is a nonprofit, nonpartisan news site that focuses on in-depth and investigative coverage of the El Paso-Ciudad Juárez border region. We began publishing in February 2020 and in our first year were named one of four finalists for the Online News Association’s General Excellence in Online Journalism Award for micro news sites. We offer competitive salaries and benefits.

El Paso Matters is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

If you’re interested in this position, send a resume, work samples and cover letter to El Paso Matters CEO Robert Moore, bmoore@elpasomatters.org.

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