Tech Reporter


Washington, D.C., District of Columbia

Date Posted October 13, 2021
Industry Technology Sector
Specialty Business/Technology
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable


About GovExec

As the market-leading information platform, for over fifty years GovExec has empowered the government ecosystem to engage and support government leaders as they work to achieve their missions across federal, defense, and state and local agencies. All powered by the largest and most sophisticated database in the public sector, GovExec’s platform services are three-fold—data that informs, media that connects, and marketing services that activate. Reaching nearly three  million government influencers each month, GovExec’s brand and platform portfolio includes Government Executive, GovTribeNextgov, Public Sector 360Government Contracting Institute, Government Marketing UniversityDefense OneMilitary Periscope, The Atlas for Cities, Route Fifty, City & State New YorkCity & State Pennsylvania, and a strategic investment in Power Almanac.

The Role

Route Fifty is an award-winning GovExec Media publication that reports on city and state government news, issues and trends across the country. Route Fifty is seeking a Reporter to join our team. In this role, you will report on technology topics such as cybersecurity, ransomware, artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies local and state officials should know about.

As Tech Reporter, you will be a driven individual who loves digging deep to uncover important stories and disseminating them to our audience of government leaders. You will have an understanding of state and/or local government issues and policymaking and a keen eye for unique government technology stories. You will also have the opportunity to write features on other topics and profiles as assigned. This position reports to Route Fifty’s Managing Editor.

GovExec staff are currently working remotely due to COVID-19. This role is based out of our Washington, DC office, but permanent remote work can be accommodated in select states. 



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