Reporter

Location US-DC
Job ID
2022-122136
Location: Location
US-DC-
Institution
ACAMS
Department
Marketing
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
U.S. - Exempt

Opportunity at a Glance

ACAMS is seeking a Washington DC based reporter to join its moneylaundering.com editorial team. The ideal candidate will have strong research, writing and editing skills. Knowledge of anti-money laundering and combating-the-financing-of-terrorism issues preferred. The candidate should be a self-motivated, quick learner who collaborates regularly and effectively as part of a team. 

Responsibilities

  • Observes, interviews, researches and gathers facts, then files accurate, clear, concise, interesting and timely copy
  • Builds contacts to maintain a flow of current news
  • Investigates leads via contacts, press releases and other news outlets
  • Covers breaking news on short notice, while also developing and filing longer, thoughtful analytical pieces.
  • Uses smartphones and social media to distribute news quickly
  • Works with managing editor to plan coverage, graphics, videos and photos to accompany stories.
  • Perform other related duties assigned by managing editor.

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Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in journalism or an equivalent field
  • At least three years' experience writing for a daily news outlet
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks concurrently, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to pitch and develop stories, and follow through with investigation.
  • Ability to juggle social media, phone calls, interviews, meetings and planning, all while balancing that can change day to day and week to week.
  • Strong journalism and IT skills, including note-taking and news writing
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and online publishing systems.
  • Excellent verbal, writing and organizational skill, and keen attention to detail
  • Based in Washington DC

EEO

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. At Adtalem, we welcome everyone and have a strong commitment towards diversity and inclusion. We encourage our Colleagues to be their true authentic selves and support laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We also maintain a drug-free workplace.

Who We Are

ACAMS is the largest international membership organization dedicated to providing opportunities for anti-financial crime (AFC) education, best practices, and peer-to-peer networking to AFC professionals globally. With over 90,000 members across 180 jurisdictions, ACAMS is committed to the mission of ending financial crime through the provision of anti-money laundering/counterterrorism-financing and sanctions knowledge-sharing, thought leadership, risk-mitigation services, ESG initiatives, and platforms for public-private dialogue. The association’s CAMS certification is the gold-standard qualification for AFC professionals, while the CGSS certification is its premier specialist qualification for sanctions professionals. ACAMS’ 60 Chapters globally further amplify the association’s mission through training and networking initiatives. Visit acams.org for more information.

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