CPR News has a terrific, new opportunity in Washington, DC for a Public Affairs Reporter. The Washington, DC Public Affairs reporter covers breaking news and enterprise from DC that resonates with a Colorado audience.  The reporter will cover the Colorado Congressional delegation and other Colorado-related national political figures and monitor federal agencies that are developing policy that affects Coloradans.

Essential responsibilities:

  • Discover and develop enterprise features from DC that affect Colorado residents.
  • Cover political campaigns as necessary.
  • Daily reporting for newscasts and digital, including monitoring and pulling relevant tape from hearings and press conferences, making calls and writing for newscasts and digital platforms.
  • Develop sources and relationships with members of the Colorado delegation in Washington and their staffs.
  • Develop sources and relationships within federal agencies that produce policy relevant to Colorado.
  • Monitor the White House for specific Colorado-related policies or news.
  • Engage in social media and conversations with CPR audience.

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