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Colorado Times Recorder seeks a Washington D.C. reporter (freelancer)

May 24, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The Colorado Times Recorder, a Denver-based progressive news site, is looking for a Washington DC freelancer. Assignments will include reporting on the Colorado congressional delegation; events, such as hearings, press conferences, ceremonies, and conferences; fundraising developments, such as FEC filings; and on political issues of importance to Colorado, including relevant breaking news. Posts will be about 500 to 1,500 words—and some longer enterprise reporting if warranted.

Tasks include:

  • Covering the Colorado congressional delegation.
  • Covering events, including press conferences, fundraisers, and hearings, related to the Colorado congressional delegation and to interest groups, public officials, and others with Colorado connections.
  • Finding Colorado angles for Beltway-based stories.
  • Tracking Federal Election Commission reports on fundraising by the Colorado delegation.
  • Tweeting from events or live streaming them
  • Cultivating relevant sources.

The successful applicant will probably have:

  • Some proven research or journalism experience.
  • Some DC journalism experience.
  • The ability to update websites and social media.
  • Familiarity with Colorado media and politics.
  • A willingness to be a team player and work on different tasks.

Please send resume and one-page cover letter to:

Jason Salzman, Editor, Colorado Times Recorder

No phone calls, please.

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