Political Reporter

The Washington Times - Washington, DC3.2

Full-timeEstimated: $39,000 - $52,000 a year
The Washington Times is seeking experienced reporter with keen eyes and acute political senses to join its politics team.

The political reporter is expected to produce a steady stream of daily and enterprise coverage of national political events, campaigns, trends and personalities. The successful candidate will be able to spot stories on both the politics and policy side, as well as develop sources among lawmakers, Capitol Hill staffs, lobbying shops and various interest groups. The Politics Team covers the three branches of government, major issues bubbling up in the states as well as national and state elections. A strong, fast writer who can quickly file stories to the website and then develop them to give the newspaper’s readers additional insight is mandatory.