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Publication or Company The Washington Post
Job Title On-Air Journalist
Industry Internet/Online/New Media, Newspapers, TV/Cable
Salary Leave Blank
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Washington, DC
Job Requirements The Washington Post is hiring digitally-savvy, driven journalists for an expanded video initiative focused on producing engaging politics coverage. Ideal candidates have a track record of outstanding work and hunger to create something new.

Responsibilities for this position:

-- appearing on-camera to deliver news reports
-- conducting interviews on-camera
-- writing scripts and producing pieces in conjunction with other journalists
-- participating in daily news and enterprise meetings
-- conceiving coverage plans and story ideas
-- occasional editing of videos using Final Cut Pro X and uploading to CMS
-- promoting stories internally and externally, using social media
-- effectively represent The Washington Post and related brands as an external ambassador
-- others to be determined

Requirements for this position:

-- established reputation as an on-air journalist, with particular expertise in politics/government
-- at least three years’ experience covering Washington as part of a large news organization
-- show sound news judgment and best practices under intense time pressure
-- demonstrated expertise in new media, social media and emerging platforms
-- a college degree

Additionally, all members of this team should embrace:

-- thinking big, working wisely and quickly iterating
-- seeing a project through from start-to-finish
-- partnering with and teaching newsroom peers
-- working on either side of the camera
-- having ideas on what the future of video news looks like
-- being a multi-talented team player

This is a full-time, Newspaper Guild-covered staff position located in the newsroom of The Washington Post in Washington, D.C. All positions require applicants pass a background check and drug test. Weekend, evening and early-morning hours are occasionally required. The Washington Post is an EOE.
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