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Politics Reporter

Job Details

Columbia Expansion - Columbia, SC
Full Time


The Post and Courier is looking for a reporter to cover the state Legislature and politics in South Carolina.

The job would include following our high-profile national delegation, such as U.S. Sens. Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott, and U.S. Reps. Jim Clyburn and Nancy Mace.  

This is an exciting time to come on board as we enter the November election season and candidates campaign across the Palmetto State ahead of the 2024 First-in-the-South presidential primary. 

There are opportunities in this Pulitzer Prize-winning newsroom to do some of the best work of your career, limited only by your ambition and curiosity. 

The Post and Courier of Charleston is a locally owned newspaper, investing in its newsroom and expanding statewide at a time when others are contracting. 

The job is based in our Columbia bureau

The ideal candidate will be a creative and critical thinker able to look beyond the story of the day toward deeper angles, themes and broader state and national perspectives. 

Send your resume, five examples of your best work and a cover letter to Politics Editor Schuyler Kropf at The Post and Courier is an equal opportunity, drug-free workplace.