The Columbus Dispatch seeks an incisive, unbiased watchdog for coverage of state government and politics at Ohio’s award-winning state capital newspaper. We seek a Public Affairs reporter who will work in a team atmosphere to provide enterprising coverage of state and federal government and politics. The ideal candidate will have proven skills in reporting both on deadline and for longer-term enterprise and investigative stories; analyzing data and government reports and making the significance of the information understandable to readers; developing sources and professional relationships on the beat; engaging audiences through social media and other digital platforms; displaying flexibility to adapt as the world of journalism changes; and performing computer-assisted reporting.

Please submit a resume with references and at least five examples of your published work (digital links are fine) to dispatch.com/careers. We are an Equal Opportunity Employe