Washington Reporter, Credit Union Times

Location
Washington
Posted
Jul 30, 2013
Closes
Aug 29, 2013
Contact
Ms. recruiting sbm
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Summit Business Media is seeking a Washington Reporter for Credit Union Times. This person will be responsible for developing sources and story ideas for a leading news source in the market, as well as following through with quality reporting for print and/or online. The ideal candidate will have financial reporting and/or legislative reporting experience and demonstrate ability to work quality sources to get the scoop ahead of the competition. Must also be willing to take direction on assignments and be comfortable with tight turnaround times.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
•Produce accurate news articles for print and online
•Understand complex topics such as financial reporting, regulation and compliance and industry-specific legislation
•Write in AP Style and follow our style guide
•Cover events on-site in the Washington area and occasionally out of state
•Develop ideas and create multi-media news coverage that includes video

JOB REQUIREMENTS
•BA/BS in English, Journalism or related field; can trade for additional work experience
•4+ years’ experience writing, creating and editing news content
•Strong writing skills
•A curious and analytical mind
•Thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, ever-changing environment
•Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
•Photography a plus


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