LA Metro is Looking for a Blogger

No like the subway, the Metro. The Metro is looking for a blogger and if you think we are going to make a texting crack…shame on you. You’re horrible.

Publication or Company L.A. Metro

Industry Internet/Online/New Media, Public Relations

Job Duration Freelance/Project Basis

Job Location Los Angeles, CA USA

Job Requirements Requests for Proposals: Transportation Blogger

The Customer Communications department at the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is seeking the services of a web savvy, experienced transportation reporter on a project basis to develop and maintain a Metro blog on our website, metro,net. The selected candidate will report, research, write, edit and post an ongoing blog about transportation issues.

Scope of Work:
The ideal candidate will be an experienced web reporter and/or blogger, and will have expertise and in-depth knowledge of transportation issues, particularly as related to Los Angeles County and Measure R. The selected candidate will produce news-driven, informative and engaging daily blog entries, stories and commentaries in an engaging, conversational tone. The intended audience includes Metros customers and potential customers, LA county taxpayers and stakeholders, and the online community. Content from the blog may be further developed and extended to other sections of the website.

Submittal Requirements:
Please provide the following information:

1. Statement of interest and qualifications
2. Web samples and work references
3. Proposed compensation structure

The top candidates will be invited for an interview with the hiring authority.

More information is here.