Vox Media employees thrive on innovation and change while ambitiously seeking to master their subject areas, hone their craft, and improve their communities. We help smart, talented, creative professionals make a meaningful impact in media, technology and the world around them. The Vox Media house of networks includes industry-leading media forces like SB Nation, Eater, The Verge, Vox, Curbed, Recode, and Polygon, and reaches an audience of hundreds of millions, generating over a billion content views each month. 

We're looking for a part-time reporter and editor to lead the team at Eater NOLA. This person should excel in a fast-paced environment, have a broad knowledge of the New Orleans dining and food scene, and be able to write quickly, accurately, and in a confident voice. The reporter will be responsible for breaking original news and collaborating with other members of the Eater staff.

Responsibilities

  • Write news coverage as assigned, as well as longer-form original maps and guides
  • Perpetuate the highest standards of journalism, including original and reported news on the Eater NOLA home page
  • Maintain a wide network of sources both inside and outside major NOLA restaurant brands
  • Promote content via social channels, a daily newsletter, and other professional connections
  • Collaborate with other Eater teams as needed

Requirements

  • Minimum one year experience writing and/or editing news content
  • A competitive streak — you delight in scooping the competition
  • A critical, seasoned eye for storytelling in any medium
  • Excellent organizational skills, focus, and the ability to work independently
  • A passion for and knowledge of the New Orleans restaurant scene
  • Impeccable grammar and attention to detail with an eye toward clean copy
  • The ideal candidate also has a working knowledge of photo editing, photography, and familiarity with content management systems

About working at Vox Media: Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.

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