City Hall Reporter, New York City Bureau job

PoliticoNew York City, NY
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Description POLITICO’s mission from the very beginning was to win the audience. We dedicate ourselves to providing accurate, non-partisan, impactful information to the right people at the right time so that they can act with confidence and speed. We experiment to avoid being disrupted and we have fun disrupting others. And we are not afraid to risk failure if it means being the best at what we do. POLITICO is seeking a tenacious reporter to join our New York City bureau covering the city government with a focus on the City Council. The reporter will be part of a team covering the nation’s biggest city hall and the 51-member Council, writing stories about the intersection of business and municipal government, as well as internal Council dynamics as they play into the larger picture of City Hall, Albany and national politics. The job involves breaking news, writing high-impact enterprise stories for an informed audience and co-anchoring a daily newsletter. Candidates must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and capable of producing a steady flow of well-written stories along with a daily newsletter. What you’ll need: + Familiarity with New York City politics and its players + A track record of clean, clear, authoritative writing + Ability to break news and work on deadline while also pursuing enterprise stories + Collaborative spirit to work as part of a team We are driven by our values. We are relentless contributors, disruptors, collaborators, and talent cultivators. Our culture is defined by grit, total integrity, and a prioritization on innovation. We value our people. We offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package, including health and wellness benefits, commuter benefits, retirement plans, as well as work-life balance flexibility and opportunities for career development. Let’s keep in touch. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @politicocareers and #meetPOLITICO for a deep dive into what makes us POLITICOs and our adventures. We’d love to hear from you! Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.
Estimated annual salary
$68,889
average
Minimum
$38,272
Maximum
$103,661

TASKS

  • Receive assignments or evaluate leads or tips to develop story ideas.
  • Research a story's background information to provide complete and accurate information.
  • Arrange interviews with people who can provide information about a story.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with individuals who are credible sources of information.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • ClericalKnowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Economics and AccountingKnowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Sales and MarketingKnowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
Health Insurance
Retirement Plan
Commuter Checks & Assistance

Politico

Type

Company - Private

Size

201 to 500 employees

Location

Arlington, VA

Industry

Media

Founded

2007

CEO

Patrick Steel

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