Employment With Texas Scorecard

Texas Scorecard exists to promote informed civic engagement and the principles of self-governance through enterprise reporting on public policy, politics, government, and culture. We’re always excited to connect with men and women who share a passion for public policy and an interest in serving their fellow Texans. We hire people who are passionate about the cause, not just looking for a job.

Before anyone will be considered for employment of any sort, they must be able to hold to our Brand Promise (which is found at the bottom of every page of this website) and our Statement of Culture found on this page. If this describes you, and the kind of place where you might fit in, then we would love to hear from you.

Unless otherwise indicated, please send a cover letter and your resume to jobs [@] TexasScorecard.com. Be sure to include that you have read about our cultural values, and include any questions or comments you might have about them in your cover letter.

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.

Journalists: Texas Scorecard 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.

These are full-time positions.

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Local Correspondents: We are always looking for contract writers interested in submitting fact-driven articles (250-400 words) about local news and events.

Pitch your idea to us via email, submission [@] TexasScorecard.com. Use the subject line: PITCH.

FellowshipThis is a comprehensive program designed for Texans under the age of 25 with an interest in public policy, political accountability, and Texas history. The program offers three tracks: writing, research, and administration. The fellowship programs are available for the Spring, Summer, and Fall terms.

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