The LAT is once again trying to find good reporters willing to relocate to, as Jon Stewart puts it, Mess-O'-Potamia. Memo from foreign editor Marjorie Miller follows.
The Foreign staff has openings in the Baghdad Bureau.
The work is grueling and the conditions dangerous. But there is no story more important....
The work is grueling and the conditions dangerous. But there is no story more important. We're looking for energetic and ingenious reporters, able to find ways to surmount the manifold problems of reporting amid a civil war. The job requires a broad range of stories -- daily breaking news working alongside our staff of Iraqi translators and stringers, analysis of the political and military situations, features that provide insight into the daily lives of Iraqis as well as U.S. troops. Doggedness and the ability to handle frustration and cope with deadline pressure under difficult circumstances are essential. So is the temperament to work as part of a team with other reporters in the bureau. This job offers constant challenges but also the reward of bearing witness to history.
Interested candidates should contact Marjorie Miller, Foreign Editor.