Military Reporter, Defense One

Location
Washington
Posted
Jul 24, 2014
Closes
Aug 23, 2014
Contact
Ms. Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
Defense One has an immediate opening for a military reporter based out of its Watergate headquarters and the Pentagon. Fulfilling Defense One’s mission to cover the new era of defense, the job requires a creative reporter and engaging writer with significant experience covering the United States military, senior leadership at the Pentagon, and deep into the commands. The reporter will be expected to provide detailed coverage of top military issues of the day beyond the E-Ring with strong reporting, analytical and writing skills. The reporter will be responsible for everything from covering breaking news events to conceiving and creating in-depth magazine features. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of relevant experience and be deeply versed in the defense and national security community, and have demonstrated digital journalism and social media skills.

Qualifications of the Ideal Candidate:
*Strong news judgment
*Quick and accurate editing/writing skills
*A deep knowledge of the military landscape
*Digital journalism experience
*Willingness to work scattered and often long hours, independently, with flexibility
*Experience and willingness to participate and lead Defense One live events
*A strong work ethic and motivation to succeed
*A positive, energetic attitude

Please apply online with the link provided.

Atlantic Media is an EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability.

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