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The Daily Beast seeks breaking news reporter

March 4, 2021

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The Daily Beast seeks a breaking news reporter who will report and write quick, high-impact news items on criminal justice, national news, politics, pop culture, and more.


  • Contribute to breaking news coverage
  • Report and write news items on deadline
  • Spot emerging stories before they dominate national headlines
  • Track down sources and comb through public record


  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, juggling multiple projects and deadlines
  • Willingness to collaborate with other reporters, editors, and media partners
  • Strong writing and reporting skills
  • An understanding of pressing topics for diverse cultures, communities, and racial and ethnic identities
  • A self-starter who can conceive and execute stories with impact
  • Ability to take initiative, receive constructive feedback, and work with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated capacity to work well in a team environment
  • At least 2 years of reporting experience
  • Can be located anywhere

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