Reporter, Route Fifty


Washington, District of Columbia

Date Posted January 14, 2022
Industry Other
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary $60,000 - $70,000


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.

Working at GovExec

At GovExec, we believe that a new era of work -- particularly when, where, and how it gets done -- has arrived. We are building a hybrid workplace that allows for greater freedom and flexibility while also fostering a collaborative culture, no matter where you are working. GovExec offers permanent remote work in 20+ states across the US, as well as the option to work out of one of our offices based in Washington DC, New York or San Diego. 

The Role

Route Fifty, an award-winning GovExec publication that reports on city and state government news, issues and trends across the country, is seeking a talented Reporter to join our growing team. You will be a critical player in achieving Route Fifty’s editorial efforts to be the leading resource in our industry. 

In this role, you will be a smart and 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 stories. In addition to daily and breaking stories, you will also write enterprise features and profiles. This position reports to Route Fifty’s Managing Editor. 



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