Posted: 10/12/21
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Seeking energetic, digitally savvy reporter

Triangle Business Journal
Raleigh, NC

Triangle Business Journal, an award-winning publication in one of the fastest-growing markets in the nation, is looking for an ambitious and digitally savvy reporter who will thrive in our breaking news culture.

TBJ won the top award (general excellence) in the small newspaper category in 2020 from the country's premier trade organization for business journalists, the Society for Advanced Business Editing and Writing (SABEW).

You will join a feisty staff that tells important stories, experiments with new media and goes all out to cover the greater Raleigh-Durham area’s fast-growing economy.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Contribute daily stories on your beats

• Contribute long-form pieces for the weekly edition

• Own your audience, by every measure

• Marry traditional reporting techniques with digital and social media newsgathering and publishing

• Identify companies and business leaders who are or will become newsmakers

· Work collaboratively with peers in design, research and technology.

· Regularly attend and participate in Business Journal sponsored events.

· Take on any other assignment made by manager(s).

· Work cooperatively and collaboratively with all colleagues and professionally with sources.

Knowledge & Skill Requirements:

· Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

· Minimum three years journalism experience with proven ability to write and report

· Exceptional source development and news judgment

· Working knowledge of public records requests and financial reports

· Demonstrated experience breaking news online

· Ability to work independently

· Demonstrated success using social media as a newsgathering tool

· Knowledge of the retail and restaurant industries.

Contact:

If this sounds like you, send your resume, a cover letter and three to five published clips to:

Sougata Mukherjee, Editor-In-Chief

sougata@bizjournals.com

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