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Montgomery, Rockville, Maryland
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Washington Jewish Week is looking to hire a staff reporter/writer with journalism experience, Jewish experience, digital experience, and who is curious, a quick study, hard working, creative, with a sense of humor and who is willing to get out there and meet people and find stories.

Responsibilities include:

Pitch, edit and write multiple news and feature stories each week for both print and digital vehicles
Work and own your reporting beats to develop sources and story ideas, and to deepen your knowledge of the Jewish community
Conduct story interviews in person and/or over the phone
Provide photographs or other artwork for each story you write
Take photos and video at every opportunity
Create daily social media posts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
Perform administrative tasks (eg. upload stories to website, compile community calendar, compile obituary listing, proof the pages before publication).

Knowledge of the Washington-area Jewish community, Judaism, Israel and Washington politics are a plus. Teamwork is a must,.

.Interested? Please send us:

Your CV;
A cover letter explaining why you’re interested in this position and why you’d be a great candidate, and;
Three writing samples

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $32,500.00 to $35,000.00 /year


Writing: 2 years (Required)


Bachelor's (Required)


Health insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Retirement plan
Paid time off
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