Are you interested in covering a cultural scene that includes everything from poetry slams to world-class summer stock theater, a thriving Broadway road stage and one of the most cutting-edge museums in North America? The Times Union of Albany, N.Y., is looking for a full-time arts and culture reporter. The position, available immediately, will cover a wide variety of arts and entertainment in the greater Capital Region and the vibrant summer scene in the Berkshires, including music (popular and classical), visual arts, theater and dance as well as local film and online entertainment. We need someone who can see both forest and trees: cover breaking news on the business of the arts and profile notable personalities, while also connecting the dots on developing media trends. The best applicant will know how to break a story online and help us spread the word to a savvy, digitally driven audience on a variety of social-media platforms.
The Times Union, a division of Hearst, offers competitive pay and outstanding benefits including medical and dental insurance; 401K; pension plan; paid vacation, holidays and personal time; tuition reimbursement and more.
Five years' experience in feature writing
A love of the arts from the theater, classical music and ballet to dubstazz and the Futsal Shuffle.