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Lead Correspondent

Job Summary

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and creative correspondent to bring this complex state to life through daily analysis and insights as well as breaking news and live journalism. We are looking to build a large, devout readership in your state and we are seeking someone steeped in how the state’s biggest issues intersect with politics.

- Deep experience of state-level politics in Georgia or Illinois
- Ability to quickly contextualize the news and tell readers what matters on a daily basis, while writing in a way that enlightens both novices and experts
- Track record of breaking exclusive stories, writing with a distinctive voice that is plain spoken and fun to read
- Thinks creatively about storytelling forms and can connect stories to peoples’ lives to explain potential impact
- A team player eager to travel widely through the state and create and manage a stringer network of contributors
- Brings a focus on incorporating data, citing credible experts who have worked on the topic, and gathers context from other states where appropriate
- Has an entrepreneurial spirit that is excited about building a team, presence, and product in your state
- Minimum of 10 years experience
- This position will be supported by the editorial board, copy editors, infographic designers, the SA Lead Investigator, and the founders of the company

Details

Organization: State Affairs
Location: Carmel Indiana US
Date Posted: January 7, 2021
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How to Apply

Email madison@stateaffairs.com with resume and statement of interest

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