Full Time Job

Reporter, Politics


Washington, DC 05-16-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

The Hill, a division of Nexstar Media Group, is looking for a reporter to join our politics team.

About the Role

The successful candidate will be able to juggle breaking news stories with lengthier pieces, showing an ability to do both spot news and deeper dives. The beat will be a broad one touching on the White House, the presidential race, congressional elections and state races.

An ability to work with others is key. Some of the best journalism is collaborative; we're looking for a person who can work across different beats to find strong political stories, executing both their own story ideas and the ideas of others.

Skills and Qualifications

This position requires at least two years of experience in a newsroom.

How to Apply

Please upload your materials combined into one single document with as much of the following as possible: your updated resume, a brief cover letter explaining your interest and fit for the position, and your portfolio/clips or links to a few samples of your work. Completing these steps will ensure that you receive the highest consideration. 

Compensation ranges from $55,000 to $70,000 commensurate with experience and skill level. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401K with company match.

Any person in this position will be represented by the Washington-Baltimore News Guild, Communications Workers of America Local 32035, AFL-CIO.

About the Hill  

Established in 1994, The Hill is the country's definitive digital source for non-partisan political news and information. Inside the Beltway, it's known as an essential, agenda-setting read for lawmakers and influencers. Beyond the Capitol, The Hill's trusted content is shared more often on social media than any other political news brand in America. 

Our properties include, reaching a monthly audience of 41M; The Hill TV, the largest independent video platform within the Beltway with 1.4B annual views; The Hill's print edition, one of the most influential sources for law and policy makers; Elevate Studios, creating breakthrough branded content offerings for leading marketers; and The Hill Events, which hosted 70 virtual events last year, featuring 92 Members of Congress and 88 industry leaders in meaningful policy discussions.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g66w30-18-232-31-255-42 in your application.

Salary Details

Salary Range: $55,000 to $70,000 Per Year ($ USD)

Company Profile

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.