New Jersey Reporters

States Newsroom

Trenton, New Jersey

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Date Posted June 08, 2021
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Politics
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


States Newsroom is seeking three talented reporters to cover New Jersey state government and the issues that affect residents’ daily lives.

The reporters will work on fast-paced deadlines to produce daily and enterprise journalism on topics determined in consultation with Editor-in-Chief Terrence McDonald, which could range from energy to housing to elections. Each reporter will also provide content for the outlet’s dynamic briefs section and distribute site content on social media and other sources.

Essential Responsibilities and Tasks

The ideal candidates are self-starters with sound news judgment and the ability to manage ongoing short- and long-term projects with strong attention to detail and accuracy. Previous news reporting and/or editing experience is required and can include student journalism. Knowledge of New Jersey’s political landscape and leaders and previous digital, photography and/or videography experience are preferred.

States Newsroom offers very competitive salaries and a generous benefits package, including premium-free comprehensive health coverage for all employees and dependents.

At States Newsroom, we believe we strengthen our work and improve our insights when we incorporate the perspectives of people who come from different backgrounds and have had different experiences. We are committed to diversity and prioritize equity in all recruiting and hiring.

To apply, please send a cover letter with resume and writing clips or links to New Jersey Editor-in-Chief Terrence McDonald via

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