News Reporter

Feb 25, 2010
Mar 27, 2010
Michelle McCumiskey
Full Time
Metro is currently seeking a News Reporter in their Boston office. This position is part our local news team, and will be part of a two-person reporting crew responsible for but not limited to covering the city of Boston in a way that will keep our readers informed, interested and intrigued. To further our efforts of reaching our core demographic -- 18-34 city-centric upwardly mobile men and women -- we must not only report the news, but find and package it in a way that makes it relevant to our readers. We produce a paper with our readers lifestyle in mind, and we are looking for a reporter who can do the same.

This is not an entry level job. Candidates should have a minimum of 2 years experience of news reporting at a daily newspaper and should have sources in Boston or the proven ability to develop them quickly. Because of the nature of Metro, specialized beat work will not be the norm. The ability to cover a wide range of subjects is crucial, while managing time properly to allow for both daily coverage and longer-term feature projects.

Metro offers a full benefits package (including medical, dental, 401K, paid vacation and more) along with a competitive base salary.

Metro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To be considered for this position, we ask you to please apply using the link below.

Applicants should also submit 5 writing samples and 3 ideas for features based on recent events to Please include your name and News Reporter in the subject line.