Quick Take: Axios is a new digital media company that gets you smarter, faster with news that matters. We're hiring a Politics Reporter!
Why it Matters: We are looking for a talented reporter to work on our Politics team. A successful candidate will be smart and articulate about the policies and everyday events shaping the 2020 election, and will have already built relationships with sources close to the campaigns.
Go Deeper: You will work on our politics team, to help give Axios readers the best and most accurate picture of what’s happening in the race for the White House. You’ll also be responsible for breaking news and providing details that haven’t been reported by other publications or networks.
The Details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for Axios’ mission. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to break stories, spot trends for longer-range coverage, and convey contextual meaning to developments on the beat. Ideal candidates will also have the following skills:
A track record of breaking stories and covering news from different angles
A deep understanding of Washington, specifically how the White House works
An ability to represent Axios publicly at events and on television
Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
Commuter and cell phone benefit
A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture