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 editor@heavytable.com 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 a book about Minnesota sandwiches and the people who eat them, the co-author of a book about Wisconsin’s master cheesemakers, and a daily video blogger for CHOW. His latest book is a guide to the food and restaurants of Minneapolis and St. Paul called the Food Lovers’ Guide to the Twin Cities. Norton has written about food for Culture: The Word on Cheese, Salon, Gastronomica, Popular Science, Saveur.com, Minnesota Monthly, and City Pages (as a weekly restaurant reviewer).

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