Join our national award-winning team that exposes wrongdoing, gets problems fixed and makes life miserable for evildoers. You'll work in a newsroom that is less than an hour from New York City covering some of the best stories in the region. You'll have opportunities to do deep-dive investigations from your metro and topical beats and be part of the USA TODAY NETWORK that stretches across the country. In recent years, our work has been honored with a host of national, regional and state awards, and made changes in policies and laws. We are looking for a fearless reporter who can land the tough interviews, dig into data and public records, and write with clarity and authority.
Develop, research and write compelling stories from your beats that will keep our subscribers coming back for more
Grow your network through social media and engage with readers
Use data, records and source development to provide deep and thoughtful analysis of complex issues
Work collaboratively with coaches and staffers across the USA TODAY Network
Be comfortable shooting and editing iPhone videos and photos, and going on live broadcasts
Juggle daily and enterprise-level stories
Writing and reporting experience; video and other digital-focused skills
Proven ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
Ability to meet deadlines, be self-directed, take initiative, receive constructive feedback and work as part of a team
This role requires a valid drivers license, reliable transportation, and the minimum liability insurance required by state law
Live within driving distance of our coverage area at the Jersey Shore (Monmouth and Ocean counties)
Second-language skills, such as Spanish, Hebrew, Portuguese, Mandarin, Cantonese, French/Creole, welcomed!
We are eager to learn more about you and how you fit this role. When you apply, dont limit your upload to a resume; show us the great work you have done. Submit a single PDF document that includes:
Your updated resume; a cover letter that outlines why you are a good fit and how you would approach the job; links to 3-6 online samples of your work. Show us what youve produced that reflects how you can step into this reporting role.
Gannett prides itself on diversity, equality and inclusion in the workplace. We warmly welcome applications from BIPOC, LGBTQ+, veterans and all diverse communities.