Florida Political Reporter

The Florida Phoenix, an online news outlet, seeks an experienced political reporter to produce hard-hitting, in-depth coverage in its Tallahassee newsroom. The reporter will produce regular and enterprise reporting planned in consultation with the Editor-in-Chief. The reporter will also provide content for the outlet’s dynamic blog and distribute site content on personal social media. 

Duties include:

  • Produce regular, high quality reporting on Florida’s government
  • Contribute regularly to the Phoenix’s blog
  • Generate story ideas with the editorial team
  • Assist other reporters with research and pertinent knowledge
  • Establish and expand social media presence representing the outlet, using personal social media to amplify the site’s content

The reporter should possess knowledge of Florida’s political landscape and leaders, sound news judgment and the ability to work on deadline. Ideal candidates will have at least 5 years news reporting and/or editing experience, flexibility and an entrepreneurial spirit. 

This is a full-time position based in Tallahassee. Compensation is competitive and includes generous benefits.

To apply send a cover letter, resume, and links to previous work to jobs<at>statesnewsroom.com.