Title: State Government Reporter
Organization: Associated Press
The Associated Press seeks a reporter to cover state government and state and federal politics in Austin, Texas.
Reporting to the Austin Correspondent, this reporter will build a beat that breaks news and positions the AP to respond quickly to events with enterprise that advances the story, with a focus on political and government news from Texas that has relevance both inside the state and across the globe. He/she should be able to produce content in multiple formats (text, photo, video and audio) and will work with the Texas news editor and the Austin Correspondent to set the beat's agenda and produce reporting for the AP's newspaper, online and broadcast markets.
The successful candidate will:
- identify and develop stories that break news, have impact and are exclusive to the AP.
- report and produce compelling enterprise for state, national and global audiences.
- execute those stories in all formats, in a timely fashion under deadline pressure.
- report and produce content on deadline in competitive situations.
The Associated Press is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted: 08/05/2011 - 05:14 a.m.