The Capital Times in Madison, WI, is seeking a prolific and versatile features reporter to write about how people spend their free time and money in our smart, fast-growing, culturally adventurous city. Topics could include music, recreation, nightlife, fashion, neighborhoods, retail and more. This reporter will work to produce a range of stories for our digital-first newsroom, from quick-turnaround daily news, features and curations to longer profiles and cover stories.
In addition, our newsroom has a strong commitment to covering issues of race in the community (see http://host.madison.com/ct/topics/race-in-madison), and is seeking someone who will find such stories challenging and valuable.
The successful applicant will have at least two years of significant journalism experience, proven writing skills and demonstrated fluency with social media. In this changing digital media environment, flexibility, an innovative mindset and an optimistic attitude are essential. A bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field is preferred. This is a full-time hourly position.
To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter using our online application system at http://bit.ly/Xxyhtp. In addition, email five writing clips directly to Katie Dean, city editor at The Capital Times, at firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Deadline to apply is Tuesday, Sept. 30.
The Capital Times, 1901 Fish Hatchery Road, Madison, WI 53713
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Pre-employment drug testing applies