Overview

Quick take: Axios is a growth-stage company dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news content in an audience-first format. We are hiring a reporter to temporarily assist in our coverage of the Philadelphia area as part of our growing local news initiative, which is extending our mission to America’s hometowns.

Why it matters: We are taking our Smart Brevity approach to local markets to help readers understand what’s happening in their own backyards. This temporary position will create content that connects the dots between local, national, and global developments to make readers aware of the narratives shaping their lives.

Go deeper: We are looking for a skilled writer for a six-week term, beginning in June 2022, who cares deeply about local news and is obsessed with innovative ways to cover it. Requirements include:

  • Contributing writing and reporting to the daily Axios Philadelphia newsletter
  • A strong knowledge of the Philadelphia market with the proven ability to illuminate busy readers about the community in which they live

The details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit, a passion for Axios’ mission and have the following skills:

  • Experience covering news in Philadelphia
  • Strong reporting skills and comfort working in a fast-paced news environment and on deadline
  • Deep knowledge of the Philadelphia market
  • Background in understanding local and national news coverage more broadly
  • A willingness to learn Axios’ Smart Brevity style quickly while on the job