Staff Writer, Artificial Intelligence & Algorithms Reporter

Washington, DC
Mar 28, 2023
May 02, 2023
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

Work as part of The Washington Post's newsroom. Write articles covering competition, data collection, privacy, disinformation, and other concerns in the digital world. Investigate how technology giants are harvesting artificial intelligence and algorithms to shape what consumers buy, read, watch, and believe. Interview people who have information, analysis, or opinions about Alphabet, its numerous divisions, the actions of the company's leaders, and the issues facing its enormous workforce. Examine how Silicon Valley players are developing and deploying artificial intelligence and algorithms. Produce compelling news stories through words, video, and data.

Job Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and 5 years of experience as a news reporter. Also required: 2 years of experience as a tech reporter; 5 years of experience researching tech companies and their latest developments; 5 years of experience synthesizing research findings; 5 years of experience doing investigative journalism in the tech field; and 5 years of experience writing news articles for major publications. All experience can be earned concurrently. Job is in San Francisco, CA. Telecommuting from within the regular commuting area of San Francisco, CA is permissible.

To apply, send resume to Sara Mogilski, Attn: SWAI, WP Company LLC d/b/a The Washington Post, 1301 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20071.

The Washington Post includes salary ranges for certain positions to comply with local pay transparency laws. The salary range for this position is:

$130,000.00 - $170,000.00

Wherever you are in your life or career, The Washington Post offers comprehensive and inclusive benefits for every step of your journey:

  • Competitive medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Company-paid pension and 401(k) match
  • Three weeks of vacation and up to three weeks of paid sick leave
  • Nine paid holidays and two personal days
  • 20 weeks paid parental leave for any new parent
  • Robust mental health resources
  • Backup care and caregiver concierge services
  • Gender affirming services
  • Pet insurance
  • Free Post digital subscription
  • Leadership and career development programs

Benefits may vary based on the job, full-time or part-time schedule, location, and collectively bargained status.

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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