JOB TITLE: Labor and economics reporter
OVERVIEW: The American Independent is seeking an experienced enterprise reporter to join our growing team to cover labor and economics. Ideal candidates will have at least five years of experience writing for online publications in a fast-paced news environment, with exceptional news judgment and the ability to write compelling and accurate stories through a progressive lens.
This reporter will focus on covering “kitchen table” issues, including the cost of health care, student loan debt, wage inequality, and taxes — and how these policies impact working-class families.
Pitch and write multiple original story ideas every week that highlight how economic policies affect average American families Track and cover labor legislation and litigation at the federal and state level Maintain a wide