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The Moscow Times Is Hiring: News Reporter

News Reporter

The Moscow Times is looking for an experienced and committed news reporter to create content across print and web platforms.

This is a full-time job based in Moscow.


— Track news on Russian politics, society, business, economics and life
— Pitch stories to editors
— Write spot news and longer features
— Provide feedback and develop ideas within the team


— BA or equivalent
— At least two year's experience in journalism, writing or blogging
— Ability to write engaging, original articles quickly
— Advanced understanding of Russian politics
— Native or near-native English
— Excellent Russian
— Understanding of social media
— Willingness to work flexible hours


— Experience in deep or investigative reporting
— Acquaintance with AP / Moscow Times style guides
— Multimedia experience
— Knowledge and understanding of Russian business and economy

About The Moscow Times

The Moscow Times is the leading English language publication on Russia. Founded in 1992, we provide foreigners and internationally oriented Russians with balanced, well-researched journalism and practical information that helps them better understand Russia.

Deadline: 31 March 2016.

Send a one page cover letter and CVs to

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