USA Today is looking for "a reporter to chronicle the music, fashion, cultural and economic influence of Beyoncé." They want a reporter to "identify why the star's influence continues to expand and the effect it is having on the music and business worlds" and will need the reporter to "tap into stories about the Beyhive, her protective fanbase that propels the image and relevance of the artist."
The international superstar and icon’s impact is felt across generations. She has been a force in everything from how the country views race to how women think about their partners. We are looking for an energetic and enterprising writer, capable of a text and video-forward approach, who can capture Beyoncé Knowles-Carter’s effect not only on the many industries in which she operates, but also on society.
The Beyoncé reporter will also need to "chronicle the next big moments of Beyoncé's career, from the end of her Renaissance tour and its $1 billion in sales to her next ventures and endeavors." Check out some of the requirements below:
Bachelor's or master’s in communications, journalism, marketing or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
At least five years of journalism experience working in a digital-first newsroom.
A nose for finding interesting stories that take readers beyond what’s trending to highlight intriguing subjects with sophisticated and succinct storytelling.
A commitment to experimentation with purpose in the search for creative ways to bring the biggest national stories to readers in fresh and relevant ways, no matter where they find our coverage.
The ability to work collaboratively with a nationwide team of reporters, editors, photographers and producers to tell meaningful stories that serve specific audiences.
Willingness to travel extensively.
This role requires a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and the minimum liability insurance required by state law.
If you're interested in applying, you must submit a resume (1-2 pages), video cover letter that tells them why you are great for the role, and links to 4-8 online samples of your work. For more information or to apply, click here.