|Date Posted||May 04, 2022|
Poynter is looking for a media reporter to strengthen our leading coverage of the media news industry.
The work of a media reporter varies based on the day’s events. The most frequent job will be to cover news that is vital to our audience of journalism insiders and media enthusiasts. You will cultivate sources deep within newsrooms, unions and corporate headquarters; interview journalism practitioners across the country and world; and publish deeply reported articles about topics that directly impact our media and democracy. This includes breaking news, investigative and data-driven features, and everything in between.
The media reporter will also assist with the editing and production of stories for Poynter, the International Fact-Checking Network, MediaWise, our suite of daily and weekly newsletters and other important work.
Candidates must have excellent news judgment and understanding of the media landscape in 2022. We prize those who possess an unsatisfiable curiosity about why things are the way they are and what our audiences want to know, and who are reliable team players with a passion for accuracy.
Ideal candidates will have:
The right person would have some combination of these attributes:
We are committed to diversity and an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds. We especially encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply for this position. Salary is negotiable and benefits are available. This position is based at our offices in St. Petersburg, Florida, but remote work is a possibility for the right candidate. It begins immediately.
Please contact us with a resume, cover letter, and portfolio to email@example.com.
No phone calls, please.
Deadline to apply: June 1, 2022