General Assignment/Culture Reporter

The Washington Times

Washington, District of Columbia

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Date Posted September 08, 2021
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty General Assignment
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Website http://www.washingtontimes.com

Description:

The Washington Times is seeking an enthusiastic, creative, and resourceful individual to join our news team as a General Assignment Reporter to cover a broad range of news topics, both locally and nationally, with a focus on modern culture and social issues. The reporter will cover the culture wars, the entertainment and media industries, lifestyles, and demographic trends, among other topics.  The successful candidate will write and report on breaking news, issues and trends, and their effect on the nation. A strong, fast writer who can quickly and accurately file stories to the website and then develop them throughout the day to give the websites and newspaper’s readers additional insight is mandatory.

 

The ideal candidate will have earned a bachelor’s degree and have 2 to 4 years of news reporting experience. Experience covering cultural and social issues is a plus. The ability to write clean and concise copy and to meet daily digital and print deadlines is a must. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills and a proven ability to meet competing deadlines are necessary.

 

The Washington Times offers a competitive base salary and commission, as well as, medical, dental, vision, company-paid life insurance, and a generous paid time off program, matching 401(k) plan, and free on-site parking!    If you have a huge drive to succeed, outstanding work ethic, integrity, a proven professional with excellent communication skills who is ready to take the lead, apply TODAY!

 

 

The Washington Times is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Washington Times is committed to providing equal employment opportunities All qualified applicants and employees will be considered for employment and advancement without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, age, genetic information, sexual