Reporter

U.S. News & World Report

Washington, District of Columbia

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Date Posted September 27, 2021
Industry Digital Media
Specialty National/World News
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website https://www.usnews.com/

Description:

U.S. News & World Report is a multifaceted digital media company dedicated to helping citizens, consumers, business leaders and policy officials make important decisions in their lives. We publish independent reporting, rankings, data journalism and advice that has earned the trust of our readers and users for nearly 90 years. Our platforms on usnews.com include Education, Health, Money, Travel, Cars, News and 360 Reviews.

We reach more than 40 million people monthly during moments when they are most in need of expert advice and motivated to act on that advice directly on our platforms. Our signature franchises include our “Best” series of consumer guides on colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, diets, cars, financial services and more. These guides provide an easy-to-digest list for consumers to better understand and compare when making their decisions. We continue to publish annual guides of the authoritative Best Colleges and Best Hospitals rankings on our website and in print. And our U.S. News Live flagship conferences highlight important national conversations including Healthcare of Tomorrow and Healthiest Communities.

Your role in helping us shape the future:

U.S. News empowers everyone to thrive. In the position of Reporter, you will be expected to report and write compelling news and feature stories, using data to spot trends and inform narratives.

This full-time position in our News section requires news reporting and writing experience; the ability to identify, sort and manipulate in-house and third-party data sets; a knack for spotting and telling health-related human interest stories; and a rigorous commitment to accuracy. The position is based in Washington, D.C.

Are you up to the challenge?

You should be a self-starter who is comfortable working in a team environment. The ability to handle multiple short-term and longer-term assignments, while meeting tight deadlines, is key. You should be comfortable manipulating and analyzing complex data and describing the results in a way that is understandable to a general audience.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS 

You Should Definitely Have:

Applicants must provide three writing/editing clips in addition to a résumé and cover letter.

What it’s like to work with us:

Talent is our best asset!

We invest in people with passion and potential who understand U.S. News’ dedication to our consumers.

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