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The New York Times

Reporter (REQ-011121_New_York)

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media



Full Time


New York, New York, United States

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced reporter and writer to join a team of reporters in covering the U.S. Midwest.

The ideal candidate would have a deep interest in the Midwest and an understanding of political, economic, environmental and cultural issues that are playing out across the region.

We are looking for someone with extensive reporting experience on breaking news on tight deadlines, but also a versatile and skilled writer who can pull off strong deadline writing, larger think pieces and stylish features. We want someone who is a self-starter and craves getting out on the road, but also someone who thrives on collaborative work with a small team. We also are seeking someone who embraces a true range of stories and turnaround times and is eager to experiment with different forms of journalism.

This correspondent will be based in the Midwest and the location remains to be determined, but could likely be Minneapolis, Detroit or St. Louis.

Please upload your resume and links into one single PDF. Links should be of stories you have written with brief annotations on what they show about your experience and skills.

This position is represented by the NewsGuild of NY.

The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local "Fair Chance" laws.