Immigration Reporter

VICE News is looking for an aggressive reporter to cover immigration and join our digital newsroom. We're looking for a reporter who is thorough and obsessive, and and who has a proven history of scoops or differentiated coverage.

The position will require the reporter to cover all aspects of the immigration debate, primarily in the United States, including immigration policy and its impact on real people, demographic changes, the economics of immigration, and how immigration is shaping culture.  
Ideal candidates should have strong interest in multimedia and alternative story formats, and should be excited to contribute to larger projects, including audio and video journalism, data-driven stories, FOIA reporting, and features. This position requires close collaboration with our video and audio teams and our HBO shows.  
Roles and responsibilities:
Regular coverage of immigration, including enterprise and longer-term projects
Collaboration with our HBO shows
  • Minimum of 2-3 years experience covering a beat 
  • Strong knowledge of immigration policy and the communities it affects
  • Must provide clips in order to be considered
  • Must submit cover letter along with resume stating why you are a fit for this role
  • Proven record of scoops or differentiated coverage
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Fluency in Spanish required 
  • A history of getting elusive sources to talk

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