Senior Reporter, Vanity Fair - HIVE (Washington, DC)

Vanity Fair seeks a senior reporter to join Hive, its fast-growing business news vertical, devoted to authoritative, real-time coverage of Silicon Valley, Wall Street, Washington, and the media. This position reports to VF.com’s news editor.

Primary Responsibilities:

●     Source and write 4–5 weekly posts, mixing breaking news and social aggregation with original investigative reporting on business, the media, and politics.

●     Pitch stories and features that go beyond the news of the day, highlighting new trends, articulating new narratives in the news ether, and discovering irresistible nuggets in unexpected places.

●     Participate in live coverage breaking news events, and other relevant live moments

●     Be a one-person publishing outfit, sourcing photos and videos and posting directly to the site using our content management system

●     Use traffic data and social-media feedback to find new coverage areas, optimize performance, and maintain consistent growth

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

●      College degree and at least 3-5 years writing experience

●      Well-sourced reporter with deep sourcing thresholds

●      Sophisticated business aptitude and enthusiasm about the Vanity Fair brand

●      Experience using content management systems and major social media platforms

●      Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

●      Confidence and the ability to work in a fast paced/deadline oriented environment

●      Strong attention to detail with ability to multitask

●      Ability to anticipate needs and execute quickly

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