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Homeland Security Reporter

Posted on 4/19/2024



201-500 employees

AI-driven solutions for managing operational risks

AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics


Washington, DC, USA

Broadcast Journalism
Investigative Journalism
IT & Security
News Reporting
Required Skills
  • 5+ years of journalism experience covering homeland security, appropriations, and related topics
  • Demonstrated coverage of Congress, federal agencies, or a legislative body for a news outlet
  • Knowledge of immigration and its impact on the country and politics
  • Computer-assisted reporting skills including use of databases, Excel, and other programs and tools
  • A track record of producing scoops and compelling features for news outlets
  • Strong written and verbal communication abilities
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Create a track record of reporting and writing perceptive, sophisticated stories on Capitol Hill
  • Write clearly and accurately on tight deadlines, both breaking news and broader enterprise stories
  • Establish sources and contacts, and expand that list of experts
  • Read and track legislation, particularly spending bills
  • Handle a demanding, fast-moving beat
  • Dig through data and reports to find untold stories and analyze data sets
  • Pitch and produce stories for all CQ and Roll Call products
  • Work with reporters whose beats touch on homeland security
  • Follow congressional hours for legislative activity that can run into evenings and weekends

FiscalNote provides AI-powered solutions for anticipating and managing operational risks in political, corporate, and regulatory environments, leveraging AI-driven intelligence and ESG expertise to deliver critical insights for informed decision-making.

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Washington, District of Columbia



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