Associate Editor/Reporter

Date PostedFebruary 11, 2019
IndustryDigital Media
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Websitehttp://www.michiganadvance.com
Description:

The Michigan Advance, a new hard-hitting progressive online news outlet, is adding to our team in Lansing. We’re looking for an associate editor/reporter who knows how to unearth stories on people, policy and politics and tell them in a compelling way for our fast-paced daily publication, as well as take on editing duties with an eye for detail. If you’ve ever been called “nitpicky,” you may be who we’re looking for.

We are committed to telling stories that other outlets don’t. We seek to connect what’s going on in Michigan’s Capitol to what’s going on in people’s lives. If that sounds like the kind of journalism you want to do, we want to talk to you.

Duties include:

  • Writing daily stories and blog posts, including profiles, explainers and multimedia pieces

  • Identifying and writing enterprise, investigative stories and series

  • Taking photos and/or video

  • Editing stories, identifying visuals and serving as a backup for the Editor-in-chief

  • Establishing and expanding social media presence representing the outlet

Candidates should possess knowledge of Michigan’s political landscape and leaders, sound news judgment and the ability to work on deadline. Ideal candidates will have at least 5 years journalism experience, Wordpress fluency, editing experience, flexibility and an entrepreneurial spirit.

This is a full-time position based in Lansing. Compensation is competitive and includes very generous benefits.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume and three stories to susan<at>michiganadvance.com. Clips should be a daily story, an in-depth or investigative story, and a story that showcases your writing style.


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