Career Opportunities

  

You think you have the skills to make it in the Capitol? The Missouri Times is hiring reporters and content producers!


Reporter

The Missouri Times is looking to add a full-time Capitol-based statehouse reporter.

Reporters are all required to follow day-to-day state politics and policy and write about it efficiently, effectively, and accurately. Statehouse reporters will report from Missouri’s beautiful Capitol building. Reporters will also contribute to the Missouri Times Magazine and television show This Week in Missouri Politics. Our subscribers demand a quick and close look at how the government is operating and what is going on in politics.

All staff must be resourceful, attentive to detail, and comprehend Missouri politics.

You’re good at:

  • Writing quickly in traditional journalistic style
  • Finding interesting angles
  • Both reporting and feature writing
  • Self-editing
  • Copyediting
  • Social media
  • Working independently, while being resourceful and respectful of company standards

Pros:

  • Experience in Missouri politics, whether reporting or staffing
  • Comprehension of the government process
  • Enjoys networking

Hires must be able to locate to Jefferson City.

To apply, please email resume and references to rachael@themissouritimes[dot]com. Applicants without a resume and references will not be considered.

For other positions open at the Missouri Times, please go to https://themissouritimes[dot]com/about-us/career-opportunities


 

Interning with the Missouri Times

The Missouri Times is more than willing to sign off on college credit for interns and loves to include up-and-coming writers on our team.

For fall 2016, the Missouri Times has an opening for 1-2 interns. Starting in January with the legislative session, the Missouri Times has openings for 5 interns. This position does not close, feel free to apply at any time.

  • TWMP

This Week in Missouri Politics, hosted by Missouri Times publisher Scott Faughn, is seeking an intern for Season 3 to assist in graphic creation, guest bookings, and social media. TWMP interns will work closely with the show producer and host to execute goals.

To apply, please email resume and references to theshow@thisweekinmissouripolitics[dot]com. Applicants without a resume and references will not be considered.

  • The Missouri Times – Writing

The Missouri Times is seeking interns to join our team for the upcoming legislative session in January. Writing interns must be able to work from the Capitol two days each week from January through the middle of May. Ideal candidates will be already familiar with journalistic writing style and majoring in communications, political science, history, journalism, or a closely related field.

To apply, please email resume and references to rachael@themissouritimes[dot]com. Applicants without a resume and references will not be considered.

  • The Missouri Times – Multimedia

The Missouri Times is seeking interns to join our team for the upcoming legislative session in January. Multimedia interns must be able to work from the Capitol two days each week from January through the middle of May. Ideal candidates will be already familiar with journalistic writing style, and multimedia production and majoring in video production, multimedia, communications, political science, history, journalism, or a closely related field.

To apply, please email resume and references to rachael@themissouritimes[dot]com. Applicants without a resume and references will not be considered.

  • The Missouri Times Magazine

The Missouri Times Magazine is seeking interns to assist in the quarterly production of the Missouri Times Magazine. Magazine interns must be able to work from the Capitol at least two days each week during the publication quarter. Ideal candidates will be already familiar with journalistic writing style, feature writing, marketing, and photography and be looking to improve and apply their skills. Ideal candidates include those majoring in communications, political science, history, journalism, art, photography, or a closely related field.

To apply, please email resume and references to rachael@themissouritimes[dot]com. Applicants without a resume and references will not be considered.