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Staff Reporter - Education


Job ID: 60771
Job Views: 393
Location: Seattle, Washington, United States
Postal Code: 98109
Job Category: Online | New Media
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: per year
Posted: 02.18.2021

Job Description

Provide informed, insightful coverage of education statewide, with a strong focus on equity. Deliver a steady stream of clear, concise, conversational stories that inform, entertain and result in a better informed electorate.

Salary Range: $58,000-$62,000 annually

Application Deadline: March 12, 2021

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KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES  

  1. Contribute to the Crosscut news and politics section with a steady stream of stories pitched by you and/or assigned by the editor. 
  2. Help Crosscut develop this new area of coverage by focusing on source and story development and discovering what it means to cover education with an equity and inclusion lens. 
  3. Build on skills in storytelling, story planning, data analysis and in-depth reporting.  
  4. Adapt to Crosscut’s approach of listening to and responding to reader questions and ideas. Think about how stories and projects can reach new communities and audiences across the region. 
  5. Deliver stories each week that meet the highest journalistic and organizational standards for fairness, thoroughness, accuracy and quality.
  6. Ability and excitement to tell stories off the education beat, although most of this job will focus on youth and education. 
  7. Collaborate with video producers, photographers, audience engagement editors and web designers to shape stories that are visually compelling and incorporate a range of multimedia.
  8. Participate in the development of various modes of journalism, including podcasting, live events and video storytelling.
  9. Serve as a Crosscut representative at community and partner events, industry gatherings and in other formal settings. 
  10. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in broadcasting, journalism, communications, new media, business, or a related field or equivalent experience required.
  2. Two-to-three years of experience as a writer or editor, either in a deadline-oriented newsroom or as a freelancer.
  3. Demonstrated success in working collaboratively with peers; significant experience organizing and managing multiple priorities, and in developing and managing projects.
  4. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  5. Enthusiasm for the role of public media in a changing journalism environment.
  6. Deep understanding of journalism ethics and practices, with nonprofit or public media experience preferred.
  7. Familiarity and professionalism with the role of social media in news gathering.
  8. Ability to work remotely during the current office closure.  Ability to work a hybrid of remote work and on-site work when the office reopens.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Ability to view data on a computer screen for long periods of time.
  2. Ability to type on a keyboard for long periods of time.
  3. Ability to sit or stand for extended periods.

Cascade Public Media is committed to building a team that represents a diversity of thought, experience and personal background. 



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