NBC Universal Political Reporter, NBC News Digital in Washington, District Of Columbia
Job Number 33523BR
Job Title Political Reporter, NBC News Digital
Business Segment NBC News and MSNBC
Sub-Business News Digital
Posting Category Digital Media
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Career Level Experienced
Country United States
State/Province District of Columbia
City Washington, D.C.
Do you have a passion for politics? NBC News Digital seeks an exceptional politics reporter to join its team of politics editors and reporters in Washington, DC, who is looking to do high-quality journalism that can capture the day’s news and also push to resonate beyond it. We’re looking for an experienced reporter who breaks news, tapping sources in the White House, the Hill, the federal agencies and elsewhere in DC. The applicant should have a track record of scoops, small-medium-large. And be driven for more. We are looking for a reporter who is excited to join an iconic news organization and own its space.
Generate original story ideas and develop fresh angles for reported pieces on the big stories of the day
Take the lead on enterprise reporting, from interviewing sources to reporting in the field
Maintain an active presence on social media
Use and cultivate sources and contacts to bring home exclusives
Share information with broader NBC News network in a timely fashion
Be a self-starter hungry to break news, eager to jump on the day’s biggest talkers, pitch and report stories that are original, sharp and distinct
Must have a bachelor's degree
Minimum of 6 years of experience as a journalist breaking news and tapping sources in the White House, the Hill, the federal agencies and elsewhere in DC
A track record of scoops, small-medium-large
Strong writing skills - ability to write focused, muscular stories on tight deadlines, along with crafting long-form stories with voice and style - original, sharp, distinct
Deep Knowledge of DC/national politics is essential
Working relationships with elected-appointed officials, lobbyists/PR heavyweights, White House and congressional staff, special interest groups, campaign and political operatives
An interest and understanding of video and alternative storytelling techniques, including data visualization, is a plus.
Fluency in SEO, social-media and basic analytics is required.Additional Job Requirements
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
Must be willing to work in Washington, DC
Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
- An interest and understanding of video and alternative storytelling techniques, including data visualization, is a plus.
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