June 17, 2010

Texas politics reporter job

The American Independent News Network, a nonpartisan, nonprofit news organization, seeks a reporter/blogger to cover Texas politics for its new national political news site, AmericanIndependent.com. The position is on a six-month contract, with a possibility of renewal.

"The successful candidate will closely cover local and statewide races and key issues of the day, such as education, with an eye to breaking stories and impacting the public debate," the ad states. "The individual will work with an in-state editor/reporter, in coordination with AINN’s national editorial staff. The reporter will be expected to produce at least 3-4 posts a day, featuring a combination of reported blog posts and longer-form (approx. 800-word) articles."

Send the following attachments as your application: A cover letter addressing your familiarity with Texas, and its politics and issues; a current resume; and three of your most recent clips.
Applications must be emailed to applications@tainews.org with the subject “Texas Reporter.”
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