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Washington DC, US: U.S. Congress Reporter - Associated Press

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U.S. Congress Reporter - Associated Press

Washington DC, US

Closing Date: 21st August 2022

The Associated Press seeks a reporter with a proven track record of developing sources and breaking stories on Capitol Hill, from the policymaking to politics, to work in AP’s Washington bureau.

Responsibilities: Reporting to the Congress news editor, this reporter will aim to break news and produce distinct, deeply reported enterprise about lawmakers, the policies they debate in the House and Senate and the legislative branch’s relationship with the White House. In a crowded media landscape, this reporter will aim to tell stories that stand out, drive the agenda in Washington and resonate across the U.S. and the world. The successful candidate will be comfortable writing with authority on a range of policy matters and infusing stories with the political context that drives decision-making in Washington. This reporter will be comfortable working in multiple media formats, from the field and from the desk, reporting on breaking news as well as beat-driven enterprise. The successful candidate will have the ability and willingness to work at night and on weekends, as coverage demands, as AP is a 24/7 operation.

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