Immigration Reporter at Hearst Media Services

Hearst Media Services


Mid Level

San Francisco, CA, USA

Not defined

05 Apr → 05 May

Immigration Law

Job Description

The San Francisco Chronicle has an immediate opening for an ambitious, versatile journalist to work in our fast-paced newsroom. The reporter will take on an essential beat position within the local news operation. While the topic will depend on the skills and interests of the candidate and the needs of the newsroom, possible beats include housing, politics, City Hall, climate change, inequality and the coronavirus pandemic.

Reporters at The Chronicle seek to provide must-read, best-in-class coverage through scoops, quick-hit enterprise stories, investigations and utility-focused pieces that give our audience clear, actionable information from a diverse array of viewpoints. The successful candidate will hustle and compete to be first on a story, while engaging readers by taking advantage of multimedia, pitching alternative story forms, and collaborating with photographers, graphic artists, developers, podcast producers and others.

We’re seeking a self-starter with high standards who has excellent communication skills, is comfortable providing and taking feedback, is committed to inclusive journalism, and wants to own the stories that matter most.

Job Responsibilities

  • Report and write news articles for and The San Francisco Chronicle.
  • Cover a critical subject area, competing with local and national outlets to provide readers the timeliest and most authoritative information.
  • Produce high-impact digital projects by collaborating with other newsroom teams.
  • Appear as a guest on The Chronicle’s daily news podcast, Fifth & Mission.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • At least three years of experience in a modern newsroom or a related work environment.

  • Strong news judgment, creativity and meticulousness.

  • Ability to report stories and write quickly while keeping the strictest commitment to fairness and accuracy.

  • Knowledge of multimedia storytelling, social media engagement and other strategies to broaden readership.

  • Ability to collaborate with all newsroom teams and work in a fast-changing news environment.

How To Apply

Apply through the LegalJobs website

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