The Seattle Times is hiring for a three-year reporting resident. This is an ideal job opening for an early-career journalist with less than 2 years of experience. This was my first job at The Seattle Times.
The program was put on hiatus for a couple of years but I am happy to report it’s back. We would love to get a diverse pool of candidates. I am happy to answer questions about it at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you’re interested, I recommend you to apply by May 6, 2011.
Seattle Times Three-Year Reporting Residency Opening
The Seattle Times has an opening for a three-year reporting resident designed for beginning journalists with some professional experience. The program gives journalists a range of newsroom experiences, plus on-the-job training and development. We’re looking for someone who’s shown an ability to find and break news, write engaging feature and enterprise stories, and shown a passion for watchdog journalism. Strong digital and multimedia skills are a plus.
Residents will receive a development plan and regular feedback, and be assigned a mentor.
Applicants must have graduated by the time the residency begins. Applicants must have had some successful internships at news organizations and/or a year or two professional experience at daily newspapers or other media organizations. Applicants must have a car.
If you’re interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, the names of three references familiar with your work and 5 - 10 samples of your reporting work Applicants must have a car. Please post your application materials to the following site: https://www.smartrecruiters.com/seattletimescompany
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