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Capitol Hill Reporter

Company: Tax Analysts
Location: Falls Church
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

We're looking for smart and curious reporters capable of digging up good stories. Tax Analysts, the premier publisher of news and analysis for tax professionals, is passionate about bringing transparency to tax systems. We need a journalist who is equally passionate about telling stories that will help us further our mission.A successful candidate for this job will have professional journalism experience, examples of published articles that demonstrate an ability to find unique or compelling angles, and a drive to beat the competition on stories that could affect future policy decisions.Experience covering Congress and enthusiasm for logging thousands of steps a day in the marble hallways of the Capitol is preferred. This is a job for people who aren't shy about elbowing their way into a scrum of national news reporters and pressing lawmakers for answers.Salary range $65K+Our reporters:

  • Work independently to track new developments and generate story ideas for daily news stories, sometimes on short deadlines.
  • Write longer enterprise stories that may require significant research and data analysis to provide readers with context on important issues and/or add to public debate and understanding.
  • Establish a beat and a list of reliable sources to provide commentary, background, and tips about new developments.
  • Coordinate story ideas with editors and other reporters.
  • Cover assigned conferences, hearings, and other events or developments.
  • May use social media to engage with readers and build source networks.
  • May participate in Tax Notes podcasts to interview government officials or discuss recent eventsCOVID-19: New team members who are not fully vaccinated test weekly at their own cost.About Tax AnalystsFounded in 1970, we are a non-profit global publisher and the essential source of news and analysis for over 150,000 tax professionals, with correspondents in more than 125 countries, and a staff of almost 200. Tax Notes is the name of our publications. You can get an idea of our work at www.taxnotes.com.Tax Analysts offers opportunities to work from home and a casual work environment in the office - relaxed dress code and pet friendly - where talented individuals come together to produce great work. Here you will have the opportunity to pursue a fulfilling career and still have time for what's important to you personally.. We're proud to have been named a Top Workplace in the D.C Metro area by the Washington Post, and a Top Workplace by Energage in 2021. We strive to offer a realistic work/life balance, competitive compensation, and a generous benefits package.Learn more about who we are - visit our LinkedIn Company page and our Top Workplace page. Check out the word cloud below to see how our employees describe the culture of the Editorial team.Work is normally performed in the Falls Church office, Mon-Fri, flexible start time, hybrid work schedule (2 days remote, 3 days in office).
    Requirements
    • BA in English, writing, or journalism, or equivalent in experience
    • One to two years of relevant tax, business or budget reporting experienceBenefits
      • Health/Dental/Vision: $0 employee plans, family plans start at $65/month
      • 401K: Immediately vested, 4% match
      • Parental leave: 5 weeks paid
      • Tuition assistance
      • Qualified employer under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PFSL)
      • Paid Time Off (13 days vacation to start, 13 days sick, 11 holidays)
      • Pet-friendly office
      • Private gym onsite

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