Reporter, The Home You Own

7 days left

Washington, DC
May 24, 2022
Jul 02, 2022
Full Time
Application Instructions

Please list all professional experience and explain any gaps in employment history. All of your application materials, which may include PDF files of work samples and/or links to audio, video, photography or graphics, must be uploaded to the field labeled Resume/Cover Letter/Work Samples to be considered for the position.

Job Description

The reporter for The Home You Own will play a significant role in crafting the editorial strategy of an expanding coverage area focused on empowering readers to make smart decisions about their homes.

We are seeking an experienced reporter who can write with authority to anchor this broad topic area. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the subject matter, spotting trends and developing story ideas based on those trends. Successful applicants will have a track record of delivering quick and creative stories with a conversational tone. They should be comfortable writing news stories, explainers, service pieces and other features under the broad umbrella of home maintenance, organization and improvement. We expect this reporter to have a high journalistic metabolism and write frequently.

This position is based in our Washington newsroom.

Candidates should upload a cover letter and résumé to our jobs portal. All application materials can be uploaded to the same field. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled, but those received by 06/10/2022 will be prioritized. The cover letter should be addressed to Lifestyle Editor Jenny Rogers, Interim Features Executive Editor David Malitz, Deputy Features Editor Mitch Rubin and Managing Editor Krissah Thompson.

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

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