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Writer / Reporter
JOB TITLE:Writer / Reporter
OVERVIEW:Shareblue is seeking experienced writers to join our content team. Ideal candidates will have both political expertise and refined research and editorial skills.
ABOUT US:Shareblue is an American media company. We produce practical political content that challenges conventional narratives about the people and events shaping our world. We believe we have a moral obligation to the majority of voters who did not vote for this administration to resist Trump, and advance the progressive cause.
Create original reporting, news analysis, and aggregated content.
Track political news developments in real time. Consume news voraciously.
Pitch new ideas and angles throughout the day.
Conduct thorough research to support every piece of content you write.
Fact-check every piece of content you write.
Ensure every piece of content you submit aligns with Shareblue editorial guidelines, which embrace a conversational tone, factual precision, and impeccable grammar and punctuation.
Maintain a wide network of sources within American politics and progressive issue advocacy.
Promote content via social channels and other professional connections.
Collaborate with other content team members as needed.
A critical, seasoned editorial eye.
Politically savvy, aware, and engaged.
A competitive streak — you delight in finding scoops and breaking news.
Communicative, engaged, and eager to take initiative at every stage of the process.
Capable of managing multiple priorities simultaneously. Able to adjust priorities and/or story focus quickly as the news shifts.
Organized, detail-oriented, and obsessed with executing, even in the face of obstacles.
We are most interested in these qualities, but anticipate candidates will have a minimum of three years’ experience working as a writer or reporter in a multi-platform political or advocacy environment.
Salary commensurate with experience. To apply, send a resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org