Are Houston’s peculiarities something you’re passionate about? Do you enjoy delving into this city’s neighborhoods, its architecture, its strip-mall secrets? Would you like a blogging gig that puts you in prime position to sift through, spill, and ’splain the latest local real estate happenings? Good news for you, then: Swamplot is looking for a reporter-writer.
We’re looking to hire someone who can research, report, and write quickly and well; who’s attentive to detail, careful with facts, and has a good sense of humor; who can work independently and communicate well; and who can spit out accurate and entertaining posts faster than Swamplot’s big and highly engaged audience can spit back. We’re seeking someone who understands this site and how it works, and who will bring ideas and energy to make it better.
Here’s how to apply for this full-time position:
Just send us an email with “reporter-writer position” in the subject line. Introduce yourself in a single paragraph and add another paragraph explaining why you’re interested in the job. Attach a resume and writing samples if you’ve got them on hand (but they aren’t required). If you’ve got a blog, Tumblr, Pinterest board, or Twitter account, be sure to include links to them, and maybe point us to some highlights. If we’re interested in what we see, we’ll follow up quickly.