Reporter Wanted

The Heavy Table seeks an experienced news reporter interested in writing 1-2 stories a month for the site. Candidate should be familiar with / comfortable with interviewing academics and / or government officials, verifying facts, corroborating assertions, navigating corporate PR, accessing public records, assembling a clear narrative from a murky mass of research, and other essential news reporting skills.

Topics to be determined in concert with the site’s editor. Fees negotiated and paid by the story, neither spectacular nor insulting. Contact with two clips, a resume, and any questions.

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James Norton

James Norton is editor and co-founder of the Heavy Table. He is also the co-author of Lake Superior Flavors, the co-author of a book about Wisconsin’s master cheesemakers, and a regular on-air contributor to Minnesota Public Radio.

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