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Job Offer: Washington DC correspondent:VTDIGGER

Job description:

Date Published: July 08, 2018
Business Sector: Digital Media
Job Status: Full-time
income: $40,000 to $50,000
Website: http://vtdigger.org

Description:

VTDigger.org is the premier everyday news organization in Vermont with 1 million unique readers a year. We specialize in watchdog reporting on government, business and politics. Our investigative work has been recognized nationally and we were recently called the “envy of the nonprofit news world” by Harvard’s Shorenstein Center.
VTDigger.org is seeking a Washington, D.C., correspondent to cover Vermont’s congressional delegation and cover national political issues from a Vermont perspective. The DC reporter will also lead our coverage of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ national political ambitions.
The ideal candidate should be:
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a self-starter proficient at managing time, developing story ideas and producing publication-ready content with minimal editing and supervision.
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knowledge of how to navigate Washington and obtain information outside official channels.  
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capability to aggressively pursue scoops, report breaking news and develop breakout features
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familiar with collecting and analyzing data and using Information technology to verify and sharpen anecdotal reporting.
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able to think critically and creatively about how to use digital and visual storytelling elements, including photos, videos, and social media.
Required practice:
5+ years of professional journalism practice
practice leading in-depth investigations
Strong reporting and writing expertise

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to Anne Galloway, executive director of the Vermont Journalism Trust, E-Mail: agalloway@vtdigger.org

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Degree: Unspecified
Experience (year): Unspecified
Job Location: Montpelier, Vermont
Company Type Employer
Post Date: 07/10/2018 / Viewed 19 times
Contact Information
Company: VTDIGGER
Contact Email: agalloway@vtdigger.org


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