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Reporter / Blogger for DCBureau.org

DCBureau.org has an immediate opening for a Reporter/Blogger to work with the content team that produces DCBureau.org, Iraqwarnews.org, and other research products. If you’re looking to intern at an nonpartisan, independent, award winning Investigative journalism outlet, you’ve found the right place.

If you have taken some courses or have practical experience and are a college student interested in reporting, apply for a DCBureau.org Reporter/Blogger internship. If you make the cut, you will be mentored by veteran reporters and assigned daily reporting / blogging duties that substantively support our institutional mission.

Former DCBureau.org interns have gone on to work on Capitol Hill as investigators, to the news networks as reporters and producers, to publications like the New Yorker as columnists, and to the new media. Former interns are at work in the foreign policy arena and in other government positions as well as in the philanthropic community.

Our interns have worked on some of our biggest stories such as exposing huge flaws in the No-Fly List and the Transportation Security Administration, the A. Q Khan nuclear proliferation network, the abuse of cadets at the Air Force Academy, and the exposure of millions of Americans to environmental toxins and the use of corporate environmental extortion.

Job responsibilities
-Write weekly content for the DCBureau.org blog.
-Write short daily content for DCBureau.org .
-Assist with various research projects.
-Other tasks as assigned

Job requirements
-Strong research, writing experience.
-A strong interest in Journalism and the Environment / National Security.
-Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
-Ability to quickly respond to news developments.

Job qualifications
-Knowledge of HTML, Photoshop, RSS, social networking/bookmarking, and media monitoring services helpful, but not required.
Preferred experience
-One to two years experience in journalism, environmental research, or environmental blogging.
-Or one to two years experience in journalism, national security research, or national security / political blogging.
-Knowledge of the Joomla content management system

Additional Information
The Public Education Center (PEC) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan 501(c)(3) charitable organization staffed by award-winning investigative reporters whose mission is to investigate previously overlooked news stories about significant issues—chief among them the environment and national security—and bring them to the attention of national and international audiences. Our goal is great journalism that produces definitive stories that result in public awareness through all media platforms.

For almost 20 years, PEC’s two news services have worked with journalists around the world to identify, research, and disseminate important investigative stories, which have won every major award in journalism, including the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting for David Barstow’s New York Times story on the Pentagon’s use of retired officers to sell the Iraq and Afghan wars..

For more information on the Public Education Center, please go to www.publicedcenter.org.

For more information on the DC Bureau, please go to www.dcbureau.org.

How To Apply

To apply, simply e-mail your Word resume and cover letter attachments to:
Moore@publicedcenter.org.

In your correspondence, please reference the exact title of the job you are applying for in the subject line. This internship will remain posted until the position is filled. Please provide two letters of recommendation with your application.

Please note that only those individuals whose qualifications match the current needs of this position will be considered applicants and will receive responses from DC Bureau.

Thank you for your interest in DC Bureau.