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DC Correspondent, Liftable Media, Washington, DC

The core function of this position is to be a liaison for Liftable Media, Inc. with the happenings of Washington, DC. This includes reporting, writing, and being aware of all news that will affect our websites and reporting accurately.

Responsibilities

  • News Junkie

  • Report on current events happening in US elections, domestic and international affairs, and relevant topics as needed

  • Construct arguments to support truth in honest and accurate reporting

  • Fact-check statements, data, evidence, and other elements to support claims in reporting

  • Accept feedback from editorial team and apply new knowledge to writing for our highly engaged audience

  • Ability to research and analyze a variety of topics

  • Write content catered to our audience

  • Ensure that your pieces are accurate and objective

  • Ability to work with the content team to brainstorm and generate ideas for stories

 

Qualifications

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills

  • Proven track record of developing D.C. sources, 3+ years of relevant experience

  • Ability to adhere to strict deadlines

  • Keen interest in current events and politics

  • Ability to interact with colleagues and field contacts

  • Ability to adapt to the inherent changes of an evolving and growing company

  • Passion for writing and a firm grasp of grammatical structure

  • Experience with WordPress or other CMS is a plus

  • Experience writing for a print or online news outlet is a plus

  • Knowledge of AP Style

Company Perks

  • We value company culture and hold it to a high standard for this reason we try to make work a fun, relaxed and highly productive environment, therefore, we offer:

    • Healthcare, dental, and vision plans for full-time employees

    • 401K

    • Flexible PTO

 
NOTES: Additional Salary Information: Dependent upon experience.
 

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