Staff Writer, Boston.com
Boston Globe Media Partners
Boston
8d ago

Description

Boston.com is one of the most-read digital media outlets in the region. Each month, our stories reach millions of people, and we’re seeking to expand our offering by adding a general-

assignment writer to our team.

We’re looking for a digital journalist to work with us in our downtown Boston office. The ideal candidate is a highly collaborative, creative, versatile thinker who covers the topics and stories that our readers care about on any given day, whether an election or a snowstorm or Tom Brady’s new haircut.

This staff writer will primarily achieve results through constantly and consistently producing coverage in line with our site’s editorial mission : What Boston really cares about right now.

Responsibilities include :

  • Craft timely, well-researched pitches, and work on assignments with equal enthusiasm. Cover a range of stories by reporting and / or aggregating credible sources, separating fact from fiction.
  • Write copy with a meticulous attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Primarily focus on creating content that serves our region. Utilize user data as the main but not only indicator of success, and distill findings into instinct and action.
  • Consistently voice new ideas and solutions that help to improve our coverage. Actively contribute to brainstorms and discussions that impact the site’s offering.
  • Experiment with, adapt to, and suggest digital storytelling approaches, formats, and tools that better serve our audience and team.
  • Requirements include :

  • 2-4 years spent reporting and writing for a media outlet, preferably covering the region.
  • A track record of successful, audience-focused work.
  • A progressive understanding of the ways that readers engage with content on social, search, and mobile platforms
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