Vox Media is hiring a

Staff Reporter

Washington, United States

Vox.com is a user's guide to the news, helping readers make sense of everything from the Greek economic crisis to the 2016 election to Game of Thrones. We want to create the single best resource for news consumers anywhere. 

Vox.com is growing quickly and hoping to add several talented new writers to our ranks. We’re looking for enthusiastic, enterprising writers who have a deep understanding of their areas of expertise, as well as unique voices whose ideas should be elevated in our national dialog (in everything from politics to foreign affairs to pop culture). Vox.com is a great atmosphere for entrepreneurial writers who want to help shape news coverage and try out new, big ideas.


We’re looking for applicants with:

— 3+ years experience writing and/or editing

— A deep passion for and knowledge of a at least one specific subject area

— The ability to find interesting, important stories before they hit the mainstream

— Strong news judgment

— Interest in experimenting with new story formats

— A fast news metabolism: you jump on news quickly and are always looking for the next big story

— Headline-writing magic

— Ability to write clean copy and turn around stories quickly


Please submit a resume, a cover letter, and three clips (you can link to them in your cover letter, or include them as extra pages there). In your cover letter, also include a brief description of a recent story Vox didn’t cover and how you would approach it, as well as a description of the beat you would want to cover at Vox and why.

About working at Vox Media: This is a full-time position with benefits, and we're open to candidates based anywhere. The chosen candidate(s) will be joining a family of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about creating for the web.
Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply.  Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.