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Enterprise Reporter/Writer for theGrio

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Enterprise Reporter/Writer for theGrio

• Intermediate Level

Summary

TheGrio is looking for an enterprise writer with an emphasis on Black stories from across America. The ideal candidate will write 1-2 daily news stories, with a particular emphasis on breaking original stories.

Category Journalist/Reporter  Writers 
Location Greater Atlanta Area, Greater New York City Area, Washington D.C. Metro Area, Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Nov 17, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

They also make sure the writing is easy to read and fits the editorial style of the platform. We are seeking a reliable self-starter to work alongside a shift-based team to manage stories that are accurate, authoritative, and indispensable. 

This position is based in Atlanta, New York, Washington D.C., or Los Angeles. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Write a daily stories with original reporting covering the Black experience domestically and globally
  • Stay up to date on relevant trends, stories and experiences of Black people 
  • Coordinate story parameters with Managing Editor and Assignment Editor
  • Strong knowledge of current events
  • Research and craft stories in a way that resonates with our audiences 
  • Coordinate the licensing and creation of photography, graphics and videos 
  • Communicate critical story information with producers and managers 
  • Diligently maintains schedules and workflows 
  • Pitch daily story ideas 
REQUIREMENTS
  • Daily print and news reporting experience or the equivalent 
  • Knowledge and passion for the culture, history and current affairs 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, be proactive and take initiative 
  • At least five years of digital or print reporting experience
  • Solid news judgment and grasp of journalism best practices 
  • Detail-oriented 
  • Excellent writing skills, spelling and grammar 
  • Ability to work well with others under strict deadlines 
  • Maintains ethical journalism standards
  • Works as a team player capable of clearly communicating with key stakeholders
  • Has a firm understanding of rights and clearances
  • Bachelor's degree required 

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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