Jobs and Internships

Daily Staff Writers

Job Description:

We are seeking skilled investigative Staff Writers/Assignment Desk Editors who can generate news ideas and write daily news stories, sometimes up to 2,000 words per day, for our online news content to work in our Minneapolis, MN newsroom that focus on civil liberties and foreign affairs. Staff writers will also be working closely with editors and national correspondents as assignment desk editors to uncover, gather, and generate content that is in the national public interest.

The main task for staff writers is writing long-form daily news reports and news analysis to provide context and implications on the social and political issues that matter the most on a daily basis that focus on civil liberties. This position is fast paced, requires a dedicated and energized self start to work with swaths of data while understanding the complex political climate of the topics we cover.

 

Qualifications:

A Bachelors degree in Journalism, Political Science, or International Relations is required, and at least 3-5 years of News Writing, Assignment Desk Editing, or Journalism Writing experience is required, along with a real passion for bringing to light silenced social and political issues.  Please email resume,  cover letter and examples of materials demonstrating your skills and experience to jobs@mintpressnews.com.  Applicants must be willing to re-locate to the Minneapolis, MN region.

This is a full time salaried position and for immediate hire.