Federal Policy Reporter

Inside Washington Publishers

Washington, District of Columbia

Date Posted July 15, 2024
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Other
Telecommute? Hybrid
Job Status Full-time


Opportunity To Learn and Report on the Federal Policy Process

Want to learn the ins and outs of Washington DC? Take the path that hundreds of journalists have followed before you – become a reporter at Inside Washington Publishers.

For more than 40 years, IWP has offered the best, most comprehensive policy coverage in Washington. IWP’s content, distributed via the web, email and in legacy print newsletters, is widely read by professionals in government agencies, the private sector, law firms and nonprofits in the U.S. and abroad.

IWP’s news services – Inside Health Policy, Inside Defense and Inside EPA to name three – offer breaking policy news, investigative reporting, insightful analysis and an invaluable archive of important documents. IWP gives readers an “inside” look at the places (Congress, the White House, federal and state agencies, and the regulated community) where the policies are shaped and implemented.

For many of our reporters, working at IWP has turned into a career. But for many others, IWP has provided the experience that has landed IWP alumnae in virtually every newsroom in Washington.

If you are looking for your next reporting challenge or your first reporting opportunity, IWP wants to hear from you. From health and trade to climate change and defense, federal policy is on the cusp of – or in the midst of – transformative change. IWP is on the front lines of these stories and looking for reporters who can learn to break down complicated legislation, go deep on new proposals and cultivate a well of sources.

IWP offers a competitive benefits package including health care, paid vacation, 401K and more.

To apply, please send a substantive cover letter and resume to jobs@iwpnews.com. Describe your interest, background and career goals.

We welcome experience but do not require it. If this sounds like a fit for you, please get in touch. We encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including people of color, LGBTQ, and those with disabilities.

Inside Washington Publishers is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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