The Baltimore Sun Media Group is looking for a creative, energetic writer to join our small team dedicated to covering events and writing stories for Soundoff!, a weekly Army publication. This position is located at the Fort Meade military base, and works closely with the Fort Meade Public Affairs Office. Fort Meade is the second largest military installation by population, and is Maryland’s largest employer with more than 50,000 military and civilian employees; housing; and seven public schools.
This position will focus on community news, sports and features – including a vibrant sports section that covers youth, high school and military sports. Reporting includes game summaries.
Must be able to write a minimum of 3-4 stories per week on a weekly deadline, cover breaking news, and take photos. Knowledge of the military helpful.
Must be available to cover events and meetings in the early morning, evenings and weekends, when necessary.