Staff Openings

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States Newsroom is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please read more about our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Open Positions

Application materials and requirements may vary depending on the newsroom and position offered.

August 2, 2022

Principal Engineer

Take a lead role on a diverse, collaborative, and growing team. Come help build the future of journalism as States Newsroom’s Principal Engineer. The role offers an opportunity to help inform communities across the nation, with your code reaching 5 million people each month and powering both national reporting and the state government-focused journalism.


July 27, 2022

Reporter, Kansas Reflector

Join Kansas Reflector and give readers hard-hitting government coverage that connects state policy to Kansans’ lives.


July 19, 2022

Human Resources Manager

States Newsroom, an innovative network of state-based news outlets focused on connecting people to the state policies that shape their daily lives, is seeking a Human Resources Manager to oversee hiring and onboarding processes and lead retention efforts for our growing organization.


July 11, 2022

National Economy Reporter

Join States Newsroom to report on the connections between national economic policy, the states, and everyday people from coast to coast.


June 30, 2022

Deputy Editor, Arizona Mirror

Join the Arizona Mirror as Deputy Editor to provide political and government coverage that connects state policy to Arizonans’ lives in a dynamic and supportive Phoenix newsroom.


Want to level up your political journalism game? Look at the States Newsroom Fellowship: a summer program that places students and early-career journalists with our affiliate newsrooms across the country.


Internships are available in many of our newsrooms for college and graduate students or equivalent. Please reach out to editors directly; contact info can be found on the About/Staff pages of each site.