Reporter,  Fellow

The American Journalism Institute is seeking is seeking applicants for a full-time, salaried reporting fellowship at one of the most-read news sites in the country. 

The ideal candidate will be a strong writer with keen research skills, a knowledge and interest in political journalism, and the ability to effectively communicate complex policy. The candidate must also have excellent news judgment, with an eye for what stories will draw incredible amounts of public interest.

The fellowship is a two-year, full-time program in which reporters will learn the skills necessary to succeed in journalism through hands-on writing, researching, and attending weekly meetings and events with leaders in the nation’s capital and from around the country.

Alongside joining an enthusiastic, dedicated and growing team, perks include great health care, flexible vacation time, and a casual office environment that fosters great friendships along with great work.

Beats include business, defense, labor, abortion, energy, politics, education, foreign affairs, drug policy, immigration, regulation, Washington, the environment, criminalization, religious liberty and others.

The American Journalism Institute is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that operates for the public benefit providing original investigative reporting from a team of professional reporters.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: [email protected].


The American Journalism Institute is seeking journalism and development interns who are interested in a fast-paced, exciting workplace that values motivation and innovation.

As an intern, you will be involved with all facets of the news, including producing original pieces. Interns will also be assigned work as needed, including conducting electronic research, filing FOIAs, and other tasks.

We are looking for bright and focused individuals who are seriously interested in a career in journalism or fundraising, can work within deadlines, and are dedicated to the integrity and growth of the foundation.

Every aspect of our company is hands-on. Whether it is writings stories, creating movies, or working with our development team, you will have the opportunity to pursue your professional interests.

Requirements: Interns must be: Hard working and motivated – Knowledgeable about politics – Able to successfully handle multiple tasks at once – Exceptional writers – Creative and resourceful – Detail-oriented – Able to work under pressure. Experience with WordPress is a plus.

Located in downtown Washington, D.C., our offices are easily accessible from four Metro lines. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: [email protected].