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Freelance Editor/Reporter, Defense Systems & Connected Warrior

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 07-03-2017
Defense Systems (defensesystems.com) & Connected Warrior (connectedwarrior.com) are the brands for knowledge technologies and network-enabled warfare that have transformed the world of defense. We are seeking a talented and ambitious freelance editor/reporter to help cover the world of the networked warfighter. 
 
This individual will be an integral part of a highly collaborative newsroom, reporting and researching both spot news and big-picture trends for both publications. 


Responsibilities:
  • Cover industry and topics including, C4ISR, Drones, Sensors, IT, satellites, cyber defense, large military platforms and technologies pertinent to service members on the edge of combat
  • Monitor and aggregate relevant news from other media outlets
  • Gather data and other research for larger stories and data visualization projects
  • Monitor daybook and industry calendars to identify relevant events in the defense technology space
  • Help conceive and develop story ideas both large and small
  • Assist with other editorial projects, including social media efforts, as needed

Requirements:
  • Proven ability to write clearly and accurately on tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated knowledge of AP style
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects, both large and small
  • Strong work ethic, intellectual curiosity and commitment to continuous improvement
  • Keen interest in, and basic knowledge of, technology and the federal government
  • Basic HTML proficiency is helpful; experience with data research and visualization is idea


Corporate Profile:

1105 Media, Inc., is a leading provider of integrated business-to-business information and media.  The markets we serve include Government, Education, Network & Enterprise Computing, Business Intelligence, Industrial Health & Safety, Compliance, Security, Environmental Protection, Waste & Wastewater, and Home Medical Equipment.  Our products focus on technology, products, policy, regulation, and news delivered through an assortment of media including print and online magazines, journals, newsletters, seminars, conferences, executive summits, trade shows, training and courseware, and web-based services.  1105 Media is based in Chatsworth, CA, with offices throughout the United States and more than 200 employees.
 
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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