Texas Scorecard, a leading news organization focused on covering government and culture in Texas, is seeking a journalist to join our team. The ideal candidate will be a talented writer with a passion for reporting on the issues citizens care about, the ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, and a passion for promoting self-governance.

This is a full-time position located in Houston, TX.


  • A desire for the success of Texas Scorecard’s mission.
  • A passion for impacting culture and an interest in serving fellow Texans.
  • Possess the ability to learn and retain new skills quickly.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills.
  • Be diligently organized and exhibit follow-through on tasks and goals.


  • Write daily news articles covering the issues impacting Texas’ citizens.
  • Conduct interviews with activists, elected officials, and other key players who drive the governmental and cultural conversations in Texas.
  • Generate story ideas and pitch them to the Managing Editor for consideration.
  • Attend events and press conferences as needed to gather news.

To apply: Please send a cover letter and your resume to jobs [@] Indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

Our Culture

At Texas Scorecard, we will…

  • Never take political actions personally, never make politics personal.
  • Always be factual.
  • Stay mission focused.
  • Be citizen-driven.
  • Be happy warriors.
  • Act systemically and generationally.
  • Be strategic and disciplined.