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State Government & Politics Reporter

Detroit, MI, USA Req #10756
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
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The Detroit Free Press has an opening for a state government and politics reporter. This reporter will be responsible for ongoing coverage of the Legislature, state government and state politics as a watchdog constantly reporting with the interests of Michigan citizens in mind. This reporter also will team with other Free Press, Lansing State Journal and USA Today Network Michigan reporters as a key member of our team covering state and national elections in Michigan. While the job does require daily reporting and coverage of ongoing issues, this reporter will also team with other reporters on ongoing enterprise and investigative reporting and will be a key player in our expanded Michigan journalism network. This is a high-output, high-impact beat. As with any reporter in these times, extensive posting for the web, a professional presence on social media and work in audio will be required. Applicants must have substantial prior investigative reporting and government coverage experience.

Read more about the Free Press here: https://media.freep.com/Community_Impact_Report_2019.pdf
 

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We offer a competitive base salary and career growth opportunities. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package. This is a Guild-covered position. Gannett Co., Inc., is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status.
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Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status. 

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  • Job Function Marketing Solutions
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Detroit, MI, USA