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Job alert_ Berkeleyside is dealing with a senior public safety press reporter

Berkeleyside is searching for to utilize a senior public safety press reporter.

Join our champion not-for-profit area newsroom as well as likewise support Berkeley house owners far better identify precisely just how local government impacts their lives — as well as likewise precisely just how they can acquire consisted of.

The senior public safety press reporter will absolutely cover policing as well as likewise public safety in a city with a people of 124,000. Journalism reporter will absolutely help house owners far better identify the criminal justice system as well as likewise its impacts, as well as likewise motivate individuals to seek transformative solutions as well as likewise happened a whole lot extra civically entailed.

The appropriate possibility will absolutely excel at both making up longform stories as well as likewise hopping on harmful details with price as well as likewise accuracy. They will absolutely have a solid track record in investigatory as well as likewise obligation insurance coverage; be experienced in sending public records needs as well as likewise covering courts; as well as likewise will absolutely have strong rational details capacities.

“This is an impressive time to join Berkeleyside as the newsroom is reimagining its method to public safety insurance coverage,” declared Editor-in-Chief Pamela Turntine. “We plan to focus on considerable obligation reporting that checks out the covert variables driving criminal task as well as likewise numerous other public-safety-related patterns.”

Journalism reporter will absolutely report on problems of area physical violence, pedestrian as well as likewise bicyclist safety as well as likewise public health and wellness as well as health, as well as likewise cover the city’s efforts to reimagine policing as well as likewise its method to fire safety.

What you’ll do

Document as well as likewise go over 3 stories a week, including harmful details, considerable characteristics as well as likewise service-oriented things

Be an authority on your beat, establishing the interesting as well as likewise important stories, as well as likewise sharing your proficiency with the Berkeleyside team

Use data-driven insurance coverage approaches to uncover stories

Acknowledge which public seminars to join as well as likewise cover them live utilizing social media sites websites

Discover, with your editors, implies to reach as well as likewise inform people previous online stories, such as with special e-newsletters, area celebrations, as well as likewise message options

Be conveniently offered for fundamental work work as needed

Occasionally take images or fire video to highlight stories

Manage the web content as well as likewise target audience teams to increase your work as well as likewise widen its reach

Videotape to the Berkeleyside editor-in-chief

What you’ll call for to be effective

Five-plus years of reporting experience

Solid understanding of, as well as likewise confidence in reporting on local government, area nationwide politics, as well as likewise strategy

A good understanding of precisely just how to obtain as well as likewise use public records

Experience covering harmful details

Strong writing, self-editing, as well as likewise time-management capacities

A devotion to ethical, exact, extensive insurance coverage

Experience in establishing a beat as well as likewise expanding sources

Social media effectiveness

The capacity to make as well as likewise existing difficult details in a really offered, enticing as well as likewise clear means for a range of target audience

Capability to identify excellent story ideas that provide on our objective as well as likewise resound with site visitors

The capacity to maintain the best journalistic requirements under due day stress and anxiety

A joint spirit as well as likewise verified capacity to work well in a team ambience

Social abilities: the acknowledgment as well as likewise proficiency to assure that our reporting program reveals the selection of Berkeley’s people as well as likewise areas, as well as likewise the communication capacities to collaborate throughout lines of difference

Presence to public talking in countless designs, from radio to tv to live celebrations

The earnings for this setup is $75,000 to $85,000. You’ll have ease of access to Cityside’s treatment method, 4 weeks of paid leave, as well as likewise a 401(k) match. You’ll in addition have a $1,000 annual specialist innovation gratuity.

We’re dedicated to establishing an extensive business that means people as well as likewise areas we provide. We specifically advise individuals of generally underrepresented areas to seek this setup, including girls, people of color, LGBTQ people as well as likewise people with specials demands.

Please use the kind listed here to make use of by Jan. 31.

Pertaining to Cityside

Berkeleyside enters into the not-for-profit area cord solution Cityside Journalism Project, which in addition launches Oaklandside. Figure out even more worrying our work as well as likewise our funders at