Friday, December 12, 2008

Entry-level reporter @ The Hotline

The Hotline, a daily political briefing published by the National Journal, has an immediate opening for a full-time paid externship. The entry-level position is in Washington, D.C.

"Armed with a passion for politics, the ideal candidate would have a 4-year degree, strong editing and writing skills, and an alarm clock to cope with the 7 a.m. start time," according to the job posting. "Whether you have campaign experience and are interested in making the leap to journalism or a journalism background and want to learn more about politics, we offer a creative, fast-paced environment where your contributions matter."

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and, if available, sample clips to: qmccord@nationaljournal.com. No phone calls.

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Monday, October 20, 2008

National Journal seeks international security writer

Global Security Newswire, a National Journal Group daily online publication covering weapons of mass destruction, proliferation and terrorism issues, is seeking a staff writer with 1-3 years journalism experience with a strong interest in covering international security affairs.

"Candidate must possess superior writing skills to produce clear, accurate copy on a tight morning deadline," according to the job posting. "Job duties include scouring a wide variety of news sources and synthesizing reports using AP style. Significant original reporting opportunities are also available. Schedule requires early morning hours (beginning 6 a.m.)."

Please apply online at http://www.atlanticmediacompany.com/careers/current.html.

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Sunday, October 19, 2008

White House reporter @ CongressDaily

CongressDaily, a leading source of news and information for congressional insiders published by the National Journal Group, seeks a full-time reporter to cover the White House for its print and Web-based publications.

"The successful candidate should have at least two years of experience in daily journalism and a track record of aggressive reporting and clear, authoritative writing," according to the job posting. "Previous experience covering Congress or the White House is a plus."

Send cover letter, resume and no more than five clips to Executive Editor David Morris, dmorris@nationaljournal.com.

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