**Please note, this role is not officially approved and open at this time.  This role is being posted to create a pipeline for opportunities in the near future. 

VICE News is looking for a reporter to cover civil rights in our digital newsroom.

The ideal candidate should have a track record of reporting on topics like civil rights, the law, policing, extremism and covering underserved communities, as well as the ability to dig information out of intransigent bureaucracies. We’re looking for someone who is aggressive and obsessed with getting new information into the world and who wants to tell stories in creative ways. This is a multimedia newsroom, and this position requires at least an interest video, audio, and multimedia formats. Experience in those formats is preferred.  

 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITES: 

  • Producing consistent and distinctive reporting including explainer, enterprise reporting, and investigative formats
  • Communicating and collaborating with VICE News’ TV, digital video, and audio teams
  • Collaborating on ambitious multimedia projects 
  • Reporting from the field

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 4 years of reporting experience, preferably covering civil rights
  • Proven experience delivering scoops and differentiated coverage
  • A clear idea of the stories that matter on this beat and some idea how to attack them
  • An aversion to clichés and boring writing
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Familiarity with social media is a plus, as is a desire to work in a variety of formats

 

If you require a reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please let us know. We will work together to best meet your needs.

Disclaimers:

Equal Employment Opportunities: VICE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that strives to create and maintain a workplace that celebrates inclusion and diversity. At VICE, we understand that inclusion and diversity is a major benefit to our employees, our readers and viewers, and our company culture. We treat all applicants and employees fairly without regard to age, alienage or citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status and partnership status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion/creed, sexual orientation, arrest or conviction record, caregiver status, credit history, unemployment status, salary history, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and sex offenses, status as a veteran or active military service member, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

VICE requires that all employees have proper authorization to work in the U.S. Should an applicant require employment sponsorship, VICE will determine, in its sole discretion, whether such sponsorship will be provided.

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with the New York City Fair Chance Act or other applicable laws.

  • Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily, with or without a reasonable accommodation. The requirements and essential functions described above are not an exhaustive list and instead are meant to describe the general nature and level of work required of the job. VICE reserves the right to modify the essential functions of this position where a legitimate business exists.

To all recruitment agencies: Unless otherwise indicated, VICE does not accept agency resumes and is not responsible for any fees or expenses related to such unsolicited resumes.

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