Government Reporter

American Trucking Associations

Arlington, Virginia

Date Posted September 15, 2021
Industry Trade Publications
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


The vision of the American Trucking Associations, Inc. (ATA), is to be the recognized leader in transportation advocacy representing the safest, most responsible and financially successful motor carriers. Our mission is to effectively advocate and communicate efforts designed to improve safety and profitability for our members.

TRANSPORT TOPICS, the transportation industry’s award-winning news weekly and website covering trucking and freight transportation, is seeking an, aggressive, innovative, social media savvy Government  Reporter. The incumbent will cover state and federal news that affects TT’s audience of owners and managers of trucking companies, as well as vendors, service providers, industry analysts, Capitol Hill staff and government regulators. As a member of our collaborative newsroom, you will coordinate with other reporters and senior editors to ensure that all relevant angles of a story are covered.

In this role you’ll develop a reporting beat in consultation with the editors and develop contacts and sources throughout that beat; establishing expertise in assigned subjects. You’ll tailor and supplement news content for social distribution, and use social platforms to attract new audiences and increase engagement.

If you can cover complicated government-focused print and digital stories and quickly turn around crisp, accurate and interesting copy, we have an excellent opportunity for you.



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Even if you do not meet all the requirements listed above, we still encourage you to apply! Tell us what you could bring to the team at Transport Topics.

The American Trucking Associations is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.