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Title: Freelance Political Writer / Blogger (Contract)
Date Posted: 2017-03-04
Location: Tallahassee, FL
The Capitolist is a hybrid website and smartphone app for Floridians whose business is politics. The site publishes political and policy news, center-right political commentary, and analysis, and aggregates other news sources from around the state. The site is seeking a skilled writer / blogger with knowledge of Florida's state government and political scene, who can contribute factual and analytical content to the site on a daily basis and become a valued member of The Capitolist team.

Job Duties

- Cover breaking news as it happens
- Conduct interviews and write profile pieces
- Develop ideas and unique story angles
- Conduct research and investigations
- Draft and publish compelling content on the site on a daily basis

Desired Skills

- Knowledge of Florida's state government, political scene, and legislative process
- Excellent writing skills
- Ability to work remotely at the Florida state capitol building, downtown at The Capitolist's office, and from home as needed
- Technical proficiency with social media, smartphones, cameras, and blogging software (or ability to learn how to use it)

Additional Details

- This position will be hired as a subcontractor.
- Salary and length of contract are negotiable.
- The writer will be expected to draft 5-10 articles per week for publication on the site
- Some equipment may be provided as needed
- Work related expenses reimbursed
- Some in-state travel may be required

Interested candidates should include a resume and cover letter, along with salary requirements and availability.

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Company: The Capitolist
Contact person: Not mentioned
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