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Publication or Company Truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org)
Job Title Staff Writer
Industry Internet/Online/New Media, Non-profit, Advocacy Journalism
Salary Negotiable
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Madison, CT
Job Requirements Seeking an energetic and motivated staff writer to cover daily stories, work on in-depth investigations,respond to reader inquiries and tips and write blog posts.

Candidates must have English or journalism degree or related field, demonstrated ability in Wordpress and Basic HTML, as well as database skills such as LexisNexis, Excel, and Microsoft Office Suite. Video skills are a plus.

Candidate has to think creatively about compelling ways to present news online for consumers. Ideal candidates will also have a strong interest in consumer advocacy issues, experience in covering business news, and the interview skills necessary to ask tough questions of regulators, businesses and companies to get at the truth.

Preferred candidates will also have these qualifications:
A demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative startup environment
Attention to detail and fact checking
Organization and time management skills
Initiative, flexibility and a willingness to learn and take direction

Must be willing to relocate to Connecticut.

TINA.org is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse candidate pool.
About Our Company Industry: Online Media/ Nonprofit
Location: Madison, CT

Truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org) is a new national non-profit news website and advocacy organization based in Madison, Conn. whose mission is to be the go-to online resource dedicated to empowering consumers to protect themselves against such deceptive marketing through investigative journalism, education, and advocacy. Launched in 2013, the organization is an Ad watchdog site that is getting increasing national attention.TINA.org alerts consumers to deception and fraud through investigative journalism and in-depth reporting. It's legal arm files complaints with federal regulators if a company fails to respond to the deceptive marketing issues raised by TINA.org.TINA.org is independently funded and does not accept any advertising dollars to support its work.
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