Connecting Vets Reporter (Entercom DC)

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Ref#: 30962
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Washington, DC, US

Description:
Connecting Vets is looking for an aggressive reporter with a proven record of developing sources, scooping the competition and holding elected officials and government agencies accountable. This reporter will cover the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and veteran-related issues debated on Capitol Hill.  In addition to writing compelling stories across our many platforms, this person will work to achieve a high-level of cross-promotion between Web and radio, and work with the Executive Producer on strategies and initiatives to grow our presence on the national level.   
 
JOB DUTIES: 
-Serve as a subject matter expert on Veterans Affairs, and how its policies affect Veterans and their families.
-Build an advanced network of sources that keep Connecting Vets ahead of the competition on-air and online. 
-Take complex subject matter and turn it into shareable, interesting content for our Veteran audience. 
- Find, write, and distribute compelling military content in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. 
Qualifications:
•      Bachelor's degree and four years of journalism experience.
•      Be a strong storyteller, leveraging all digital and social channels.
•      Fluency in all social media platforms.
•      Project management, time management, and organizational skills. 
•      Ideal candidate is former military or a civilian who has covered the military for a news publication with experience in writing, editing and conducting interviews.
•      The ability to analyze facts and make judgments about the relevance and newsworthiness of a story.

About Us:
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 100 million people each week through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. As one of the country’s two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. Learn more about Philadelphia-based Entercom at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).
EEO Statement:
Entercom is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Entercom affords equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/ gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position with Entercom, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship. To request a reasonable accommodation for this purpose, please call 1-610-660-5614. Please note that this phone number is to be used solely to request an accommodation with respect to the online application process. Calls for any other reason will not be returned. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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