Business 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 business reporter based out of its Watergate headquarters. Fulfilling Defense One’s mission to cover the new era of defense, the job requires a quality reporter and writer to cover the struggles of industry and government to navigate changing times. The reporter will thrive at the nexus of the national security industry and government, focusing on explaining the challenges facing top executives, senior managers and commanders. We’re looking for a reporter with an investigative spirit who has earned respect on the beat and who is an engaging writer with significant experience covering the defense industry. 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 reporting/writing skills
*A deep knowledge of the defense industry 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.

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