Remote News Staff Writing Reporter

Job ID: Available for Members

Location: Nationwide

Compensation: To Be Discussed

Staff Reviewed: Tue, Jun 23, 2020

This job expires in 21 days

Job Category: Editing, Non-profit, Writing

Telecommute Level: 100% Telecommute

Travel Requirements: No Travel

Employment Status: Independent Contractor

Employer Type: Employer

Career Level: Experienced

Job Summary

A news publication is seeking a Remote News Staff Writing Reporter.

Core Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Meticulously following breaking news and developing stories in U.S. and globally
  • Scanning sources for trends, developing stories, and sharp perspectives on current events
  • Generating, pitching, and assigning compelling story ideas for daily editorial meetings

Applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • Passion for progressive politics and independent journalism
  • 4-7+ years of newsroom and reporting experience
  • Strong professional skill set with a proven record of quality reporting/journalism
  • Determination to foster a healthy, inclusive, and tolerant work environment
  • Understanding of U.S. politics, international relations, and key global issues
  • Highly adept social media skills and ability to tell, share, and promote stories on multiple channels