The Texas Tribune is hiring an engagement fellow for the 85th Legislative Session.

The fellow would help cover the session for our social audience. This may include packaging Tribune stories for social platforms, helping produce live discussions for our readers or pitching and editing short-form videos or other original content for social readers. Fellows will work 20 hours a week from January through May (exact dates are flexible) and receive a stipend.

Ideal candidates should have:

  • Solid news judgement and experience reporting/writing on deadline

  • Sharp social copywriting skills and experience using social networks for newsgathering

  • Experience editing visual stories (including social graphics, audio, video and/or other multimedia) is not required, but is highly valued

The Tribune is a nonprofit, nonpartisan digital news organization with the a mission of creating a better educated and informed Texas. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Chief Audience Officer Amanda Zamora at azamora@texastribune.org by Friday, Dec. 16.