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Company: Dallas Business Journal
Position:
Seeking technology reporter
Location:
Texas
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
June 25, 2013
Job ID: 1444955

Description:

The Dallas Business Journal is seeking a reporter to cover the dynamic technology and telecommunications industries in North Texas. The ideal candidate is someone who can marry strong traditional journalism skills – source building, sharp interviewing techniques, strong analytical and investigative reporting skills, clear writing, document use – with a digital-first mindset and social media know-how. 

SKILLS:

  • Proven ability in reporting and writing
  • Ability to work independently and remotely
  • Ability to break news and to identify newsworthy events and sources
  • Strong analytical and investigative interviewing skills
  • Ability to relate comfortably to a wide range of people, in person and online, and to develop sources and audience
  • Competitive, collaborative, curious
  • Solid understanding of news writing, journalistic ethics and story structure
  • Ability to leverage relationships with sources to deliver content that differentiates the organization from competitors

DUTIES:

The top mission: to own audience, by every measure. A DBJ reporter is expected to contribute both short-form (daily online posts) and long-form (print) stories to our news products. Scoops matter. A lot. Reporters are expected to own their beat audience and conversation; use networking events, Twitter, LinkedIn and other community-building outlets to expand and fortify their source pool and audience; work collaboratively with other newsroom staffers to maximize impact and accessibility of stories reported; and meet or exceed goals related to audience engagement.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Proven experience building, maintaining and engaging an active audience, including experience using social media to source and promote content. Knowledge of business and/or technology community, a plus.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

OTHER:

The Dallas Business Journal is part of American City Business Journals, the largest publisher of metropolitan business newspapers in the country. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

TO APPLY:

If this sounds like the job for you, send a cover letter, three clips and resume to applyDallas@bizjournals.com. Please include the text of your cover letter as the body of your email and include your resume as an attachment.

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