Interested in covering the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard in D.C. and underway?
Know about, federal contracting or policymaking on the Hill?
USNI News, a leading defense, maritime and national security
publication, is seeking an enterprising reporter to help grow our staff.
About USNI News:
We are the daily news website of the U.S. Naval Institute, a
non-profit founded in 1873 with a mission of advancing knowledge about
maritime security and defense issues of the day. USNI News was
launched in 2013 as a way to further that mission, and the publication
now reaches hundreds of thousands of influential readers in Washington
and around the world.
USNI News interacts with and is read by leaders at the Pentagon, on
Capitol Hill, throughout the fleet and in industry. We are uniquely
positioned as experts in our corner of the defense news industry: we
not only report on the news of the day in the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine
Corps, U.S. Coast Guard and foreign sea services, but also give
We’re looking for someone with:
- Experience. An ideal candidate has covered defense news at the
Pentagon, or has covered military or defense industry for a local
paper, or has served in the military.
- Great reporting instincts. As we look to grow our coverage, we
want someone who can spot a great story, bringing their own expertise
and areas of interest to our publication to help shape our expansion.
- A willingness to go where the story takes you. The position is
based in D.C. but will require occasional travel to visit shipyards
and factories, attend events in fleet concentration areas, and
participate in military exercises and training at-sea or at
shore-based training ranges.
- Four-year college degree required, background in the military
or national security jobs a plus.
- Candidate should have three to four years of daily news experience.
- Video, photography and audio production skills are a plus.
Please send resume, cover letter and five to eight of your best clips
The U.S. Naval Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran