Florida Policy Reporter, POLITICO States

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POLITICO is looking for a smart, aggressive policy and politics reporter to join our Tallahassee bureau in Florida. The ideal candidate will be a versatile reporter who can produce strong, clean copy on tight deadlines while also conceiving and pursuing enterprise projects.

What You'll Do:

  • The main focus of the beat will be covering legislation and policy-making affecting Florida's regulated industries, including medical marijuana and gambling
  • The reporter will also be involved in covering lobbying and influence in Florida's capitol, the budget process and state politics

What You'll Need:

  • 1 and 5 years of experience covering Florida policy and/or politics
  • Computer-assisted reporting skills a plus.

Come help us build the story. We check our comfort zones at the door each day to foster innovation, and because we believe in each other's ambitions, we come together to create something meaningful.

We value our people. We offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package, including health and wellness benefits, commuter benefits, retirement plans, as well as work-life balance flexibility and opportunities for career development.

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