Hagerstown, MD, USA • Maryland, USA Req #13390
Thursday, April 29, 2021
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SEEKING WATCHDOG REPORTER
Herald-Mail Media is seeking a tenacious reporter to cover government in Washington County, Md., and the larger Tri-State region.
This watchdog reporter will focus on holding officials accountable, protecting reader interests, uncovering wrongdoing and providing compelling context and analysis. This reporter must have familiarity with open records requests and experience exploring important details buried in local government agendas, budgets and public records.
This job requires a data-searching reporter who is good at source-building and is comfortable searching records about water quality, air quality, OSHA reports, civil lawsuits and more. This reporter will be able to tell readers how events in the region affect quality of life with the ultimate goal of producing regular watchdog journalism that leads to change.
This reporter also will cover spot news and breaking news as needed, along with general assignment stories. All HM Media reporters shoot and edit photos and video.
Washington County, about 70 miles west of Baltimore and Washington, D.C., is the core of Herald-Mail Media's readership area, which also extends into the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia and across the Mason Dixon line into Pennsylvania.
This job includes some evening and weekend work
We are eager to learn more about you and how you fit this role. When you apply, don't limit your upload to a resume; show us what you've done. To do so, put together a single document file that includes the following, in this order:
- Your resume
- Links to 3-6 online samples of your work. Show us what you've written, produced, or had a hand in that best reflects what you can do in your desired role.
- Cover letter that would demonstrate how you would approach the job
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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