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Date listed: 4 years ago
In this role, you'll leverage your digital journalism skills in a dynamic work environment covering the Louisiana Legislature, the governor's office, state government and other state political topics. As a Legislative and State Politics Reporter, you'll join 12 journalists in our Baton Rouge hub, and be part of a two-person state political reporting team, where you'll have the opportunity to cover a wide array of political subjects and people in the capital city of Louisiana and throughout the state. You will be part of a multimedia reporting team that is empowered to think outside of the traditional print box in order to make a direct and immediate impact on the audience. If you are excited by the opportunity to combine digital tools and reader engagement techniques with traditional reporting methods to identify topical news, gather information, push your ideas forward and interact directly with the audience, consider using your digital news gathering talents to build a cutting-edge journalism career with NOLA Media Group.To be a good fit for this role you will have: • A degree in Journalism, Communications or a related field, or equivalent experience. • Two plus years of journalism experience with a proven ability in reporting and writing about politics and legislation. • Proven experience building, maintaining and engaging an active audience. • The ability to work independently under deadline pressure and prioritize tasks appropriately. • Demonstrated reporting, writing and organizational skills. • A solid understanding of news writing, journalistic ethics and story structure. • Experience with search engine optimization practices. • Demonstrated capability in capitalizing on high-value topics by engaging audiences frequently and with urgency. • Click the "Apply" button for further details...NOLA Media Group is a digitally-focused news organization encompassing all content, marketing and sales operations for NOLA.com and The Times-Picayune. By bringing together the quality journalism and in-depth coverage of The Times-Picayune with the up-to-the-minute information of NOLA.com, we are ensuring the communities we serve have 24/7 access to what's happening locally and around the world.NOLA Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental impairment, sexual orientation or any other category protected under federal, state or local law.NOLA Media Group endeavors to make NOLA.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application proc ess, please contact thawkins@dtoolbox.com.Please Click Here to apply Compensation: NegPrincipals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

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