Full Time - Mid-Level (Senior Producer, Reporter, Editor)
The Jewish Telegraphic Agency is seeking a reporter to add to our coverage about Jewish life across the United States.
The ideal candidate will have a deep interest in Jewish news and culture and a knack for pitching and writing engaging stories that inspire curious readers in the U.S. and abroad. Strong preference for candidates who enjoy travel and are willing to do so when possible. JTA is headquartered in New York but we are open to candidates across the United States.
For nearly a century, JTA has been the definitive global source of news, analysis and features on issues of Jewish interest. In addition to our own site (JTA.org), as a newswire service we have more than 70 syndication clients worldwide. Our reporting reflects the wide spectrum of religious, political and cultural identity within the Jewish community.
What you would be doing:
Pitching and reporting news stories, including breaking news, features and analysis reporting
Owning your beat and becoming an authoritative voice on the topics you cover
Contributing to a national and international news report
Working with our audience team to engage readers in your reporting
You’re a good fit for this position if:
You are excited by finding stories and breaking news
You have a passion for digital storytelling
You write cleanly, quickly, and with verve
You ask big questions and aren’t satisfied until you understand the answers
You are a team player and enjoy collaborating
You are passionate about the Jewish world and news and driving conversations about both
About the Jewish Telegraphic Agency and 70 Faces Media:
70 Faces Media is the largest digital nonprofit Jewish publisher in North America. We publish five brands: The Jewish Telegraphic Agency, My Jewish Learning, Kveller, The Nosher and Alma. The Jewish Telegraphic Agency, better known as JTA, is our news brand, with close to one million visitors each month eager to read about Jewish news, issues, and communities around the world. Our stories are also syndicated in more than 70 publications across the globe.
We Encourage You to Apply
At 70 Faces Media, we value diversity, and we encourage all to apply. We are are an opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination. We are committed to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion within our staff and throughout the content we produce. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, familial status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, or any other status protected by law.
How to Apply:
To apply for this position, please send a resume, cover letter and links to your previous reporting to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Reporter” in the subject line.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Jewish Telegraphic Agency
The Jewish Telegraphic Agency is the global source of news and analysis on issues of Jewish interest and concern.
We are a not-for-profit organization that prides itself on producing independent and high-quality journalism. Our reporting reflects the wide spectrum of religious, political and cultural identity within the Jewish community.
We keep Jews and Jewish communities worldwide informed and connected, with correspondents in New York, Washington, Jerusalem, and dozens of other cities around the globe. Our reporting provides extensive coverage of political, economic and social developments affecting Jews in North and South America, Israel, Europe, Africa and Australia.
JTA reporting also shines a spotlight on the cultural happenings, influential thinkers and leaders, and milestone events that are defining the Jewish experience today.
In addition to our premier websites, readers can access JTA content directly through a number of products. JTA also serves as an international news, feature and photo service for more than 70 publications worldwide that depend on JTA for Jewish news outside of their local community.
Since its founding in 1917, JTA has earned its... reputation for journalistic integrity, outstanding reporting and insightful analysis. Over the years, the Jewish community has come to rely on JTA as the single most credible source of news and analysis available about events and issues of Jewish interest anywhere in the world.
Headquartered in New York, JTA is part of 70 Faces Media. It has no allegiance to any specific branch of Judaism or political viewpoint. We receive funding from an array of sources.