Full Time Job

Staff Writer, Changing America


Washington, DC 04-15-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

The Hill, a division of Nexstar Media Group, seeks a S taff W riter for its Changing America team , which writes news and feature stories about meaningful positive change in such vital areas as human rights, the environment, education , and health care. Familiarity with our core subject areas is a plus .

As part of the Changing America team, you will write stories in a demanding, fast-paced environment. You will take assignments throughout the day, research, report , submit stories for editing and post them in our content management system . You should be creative and resourceful in coming up with your own story ideas, and enthusiastic about taking editorial guidance. Stories will be a mix of quick-turn and enterprise pieces.

We are looking for candidates with professional journalism experience who are accustomed to tight deadlines. You should have good news judgment, strong research skills , a smart writing style , and be commit ted to factual accuracy.

The position is full-time with some nights and weekends.

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.

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 TheHill.com, reaching a monthly audience of 41M; 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-rev980-34-231-147-28-42 in your application.

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.