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NPR reporter/correspondent (Washington, D.C.)

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 13:29 -- Steven J Rottinghaus
Full time


Role Summary:

NPR's Washington Desk produces sophisticated yet accessible coverage of White House, Congress, the Department of Justice and other federal judiciary as well as national politics. Our focus is on the nexus of politics, policy and culture. 

This reporter will be assigned to cover the Department of Justice. The position requires experience covering of the Department as well as the FBI, Homeland Security and criminal justice issues. 


Bachelor's degree in Journalism, English, Political Science or writing-intensive discipline and/or equivalent work experience 

 Required Skills:

• At least three years' reporting experience covering justice issues. 

• Demonstrated ability to develop, report and write stories of interest to a national audience. 

• Experience producing pieces and two-ways for radio, digital and social audiences. 

• Ability to work quickly under deadline pressure. Must be able to report breaking stories for both newscasts, major programs and digital. 

• Ability and willingness to travel as needed. 

• Ability and willingness to work varied shifts. 

• Proven ability to consistently work well with others, demonstrating at all times respect for the diverse constituencies at NPR and within the public radio system.

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