Senior Staff Writer
VICE digitals features desk produces, & supports the newsroom in producing, features & investigations. These projects demand unusual effort, skill, & resources. We seek a proven, experienced reporter to telland support their colleagues in tellingstories others cant or wont.
While their focus areas will be a function of their own obsessions & those of the public, were especially interested in the increasing power of algorithms over ordinary people; corporate bullshit; culture, broadly defined; environment, especially grifts & frauds; sexual violence; structural racism & its effects on communities of color; media; & the strange & unusual, including but not limited to the way conspiracies, cults, & counter cultures reflect & impact the broader society. Our reporters precise duties will be determined by what they want to cover & how they want to cover it, but they will be expected to regularly publish features, break & cover news in their areas of interest, & support their colleagues reporting & skill development.
The ideal candidate will be an aggressive reporter with significant experience in both traditional narrative journalism & blogging; a demonstrated track record of building beats & breaking news; facility in investigative reporting techniques; experience working with technologists; a strong, confident writing voice; a collaborative spirit; a sense of the absurd; & an intolerance for cant.
VICE editorial staff is represented by the Writers Guild of America East, a labor union representing writers in motion pictures, television, cable, digital media & broadcast news.
VICE offers a comprehensive benefits & compensation package that is commensurate with experience & abilities. VICE editorial staff is represented by the Writers Guild of America East, a labor union representing writers in motion pictures, television, cable, digital media & broadcast news.
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Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily, with or without a reasonable accommodation. The requirements & essential functions described above are not an exhaustive list & instead are meant to describe the general nature & level of work required of the job. VICE reserves the right to modify the essential functions of this position where a legitimate business exists.