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Publication or Company NJ Advance Media
Job Title Reporter (Governor)
Industry Internet/Online/New Media, Newspapers
Salary Negotiable
Benefits
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Trenton, NJ
Job Requirements NJ Advance Media is a new digitally focused media company providing content, sales and marketing services for the most popular sources of news and information in New Jersey, including NJ.com and The Star-Ledger. We are dedicated to serving the people and businesses of New Jersey with top-quality journalism and marketing solutions across our leading print and digital platforms.

We have multiple opportunities in content, sales and marketing. If you're a creative, motivated and entrepreneurial team player who thrives in a highly collaborative work environment, we want you to join our company. The ideal candidate embraces the rapidly evolving media landscape and thrives in a culture of innovation.

If you’re a talented and experienced political reporter, comfortable with digital and social media and passionate about New Jersey politics, this is your opportunity to take ownership of a prime beat covering Gov. Chris Christie. You’ll write breaking news and enterprise stories about Christie, his administration and his larger political ambitions. You'll bring a strong voice to the social media discussion, and make an immediate impact on the daily political conversation for New Jerseyans, ensuring NJ.com, The Star-Ledger and affiliated newspapers are providing the most comprehensive, up-to-date and engaging source of news around the Governor. Travel is required.

At NJ Advance Media, we’re building a team to drive news on the cutting-edge of digital journalism. You’ll take ownership of your assignment, bringing news to a digital audience and generating excitement around your work by interacting directly with your readers. This is your opportunity to leverage your talent to do what you love, add a strong, knowledgeable voice to the discussion, and help us build a media company for the future.

To be a good fit for this opportunity you will have:

* A bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications or a related field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience
* Solid journalism experience, including a track record of success in political reporting
* Proven experience building, maintaining and engaging an active audience
* Strong critical thinking skills and a focus on creating content for the audience rather than promoting a particular point of view
* A proven ability to cultivate sources and deliver exclusive content
* The ability to work independently and prioritize tasks appropriately under deadline pressure in mobile contexts
* Strong reporting, writing and organizational skills
* A solid understanding of news writing, journalistic ethics and story structure
* Click the "Apply" button for further details...

NJ Advance Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental impairment, sexual orientation or any other category protected under federal, state or local law.

NJ Advance Media endeavors to make NJ.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact tdavis@dtoolbox.com.

IMPORTANT: HOW TO APPLY

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About Our Company NJ Advance Media is a new digitally focused media company providing content, sales and marketing services for the most popular sources of news and information in New Jersey, including NJ.com and The Star-Ledger. We are dedicated to serving the people and businesses of New Jersey with top-quality journalism and marketing solutions across our leading print and digital platforms.



We have multiple opportunities in content, sales and marketing. If you're a creative, motivated and entrepreneurial team player who thrives in a highly collaborative work environment, we want you to join our company. The ideal candidate embraces the rapidly evolving media landscape and thrives in a culture of innovation.



NJ Advance Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental impairment, sexual orientation or any other category protected under federal, state or local law.



NJ Advance Media endeavors to make NJ.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact tdavis@dtoolbox.com.
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