Loudoun Times-Mirror: Reporter
The award-winning Loudoun Times-Mirror newspaper and LoudounTimes.com, based in Leesburg, Virginia, is seeking a news reporter to work in our fast-paced, diverse county of more than 400,000 residents. Loudoun County is part of the Washington, D.C.–Arlington–Alexandria Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Required qualifications include:
-A tireless work ethic, devotion to the facts and ability to hold people in powerful positions accountable.
-A proven ability to quickly write accurate and compelling copy.
-Familiarity with AP style, photography and social media.
Preference will be given to candidates with the following skills:
-Ability to shoot and edit video and photos.
-Experience covering local government, politics, education or business.
-At least two years experience in a professional newsroom.
The position is for 40 hours a week and offers competitive pay, vacation time and medical benefits. The reporter will produce between 6-10 stories a week. Teleworking is included, and schedules can be reasonably flexible.
The Loudoun Times-Mirror is delivered weekly to more than 55,000 homes in Loudoun County, one of the fastest-growing and wealthiest counties in the nation. LoudounTimes.com, which is updated daily with breaking and feature news, draws thousands of daily visitors.
Please send a resume with references plus five published clips (links are fine) to LTMeditor@loudountimes.com by Feb. 15. Include “reporter” in the subject line.